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Mourning Ring

1927.915 (RS7063)

Description

Plain gold ring with inscription engraved inside the band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1762
Inscriptions
"E. Sherburne Ob 31 D 1762 AE 32"
Stamped with maker's mark: "CB" (Engraved & Stamped)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
mourning rings
RING
rings (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/16 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.915
GUSN
101854
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.
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Title Bronze medal Accession number 1927.917
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Title Watch key Accession number 1929.92
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Title Hair bracelet Accession number 1932.467
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