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Sapphire ring

2006.44.20 (RS8899)

Description

Eighteen karat gold ring set with five round sapphires.

Details

Maker
Tiffany & Co. (Jeweler)
Date
1880-1910
Inscriptions
"TIFFANY & CO." (Stamped)
Location of origin
New York City, New York
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
eighteen-carat gold
sapphire (mineral)
Object type
Adornment
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
eighteen-carat gold
Ring
rings (jewelry)
sapphire (mineral)
Dimensions
3/16 (W), 13/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.20
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101600
Reference Notes
For more information on Tiffany & Co jewelry see Loring, John, "Paulding Farnham, Tiffany's Lost Genius," (2000), "Tiffany," (2003) and "Tiffany Jewels," (1999); Mirabella, Grace, "Tiffany & Co.," (1997); Phillips, Clare, "Bejeweled by Tiffany, 1837-1987," (2006); Zapata, Janet, "The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany," (1993).

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