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1987.631 (RS8587)

Description

Gold ring with open-work shoulders and two rows of silver circles each set with faux prongs and a single colorless stone.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Inscriptions
Two unidentifiable marks. (Makers Mark)
Material
glass (material)
gold alloy
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment; Body Adornments
Descriptive terms
finger rings
gold alloy
Jewelry
Possibly glass (material)
Ring, Finger
rings (jewelry)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
7/16 (W), 11/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.631
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
101750
Reference Notes
For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.
Related Items
Title Gold necklace with locket Accession number 1987.626 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Edwin B. Sears:
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.627
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.628
Title Hair brooch Accession number 1987.629
Title Gold and turquoise brooch Accession number 1987.630
Title Gold ring Accession number 1987.631
Title Silver brooch Accession number 1987.632

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