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1971.333 (RS8438)

Description

Centering a foliate design set with marcasites on a blue basse taille enamel ground, engraved tripartite shoulders, silver mount, size 6 1/4.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c. 1910-1920
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Ring
rings (jewelry)
rings (object genres)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
3/4 (W), 13/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.333
Credit Line
Gift of the Quincy family
GUSN
101873
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 Mourning Ring Accession number 1971.332 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Edmund Quincy:
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Title Mourning Ring Accession number 1971.339
Title Mourning Ring Accession number 1971.340

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