Gold ring with open shoulders chased and engraved with a foliate design, center set with a black enamel plaque with an applied silver flower set with rose cut diamonds.
"S. S. G. / to / M. M. G." (Engraved)
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- 9/16 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Exhibition Notes
- "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
- Reference Notes
- For more information on mourning jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 657-710; Deutsch, Davida Tenebaum, "Jewelry for mourning, love, and fancy, 1770-1830," "The Magazine Antiques" (April 1999): 566-575; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 23-31.
- Related Items
Title Cameo Silhouette Accession number 1977.10 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Mrs. Reginald Allen:
Title Silhouette pendant Accession number 1977.19
Title Watch fob seal Accession number 1977.20
Title Mourning ring Accession number 1977.21
Title Ring Accession number 1977.22.1
Title Ring Accession number 1977.22.2