Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1913

GUSN

GUSN-101373

Description

This gold ring with a center plaque in the shape of a scroll features the initials "EF" in an Asian-style script above a circular cut bezel set clear stone, possibly a diamond. The left shoulder is set with a tear-drop cut clear red stone, possibly a ruby. The interior is inscribed with a death date and the maker's mark.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
gold (metal)
diamond (mineral)
ruby (mineral)
RING

Inscription

Stamped: "D&F" (Stamped)
"Died July 23 / 1913" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

819

Related Items

Title Silver and stone ring Accession Number 1940.280
Title Gold ring Accession Number 1940.281
Title Agate stickpin Accession Number 1940.282
Title Mosaic stickpin Accession Number 1940.283

Maker

Dattlebaum & Friedman (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

13/16 in (W), 13/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1940.281

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 Dattlebaum & Friedman see Rainwater, Dorothy T. and Judy Redfield, "Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers," 4th Edition (1998): 305

Places

New York state (United States)
New York City (New York state)