Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-101375

Description

Gold ring set with a pearl in a crown setting with black enamel arrow decoration, chased and black enamel Classical decoration on shoulders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
Ring

Inscription

Hallmark: "18" Scratch Mark: "332 / + = A" (Hallmark and scratch mark)

Additional Identification Number

821

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3/8 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1965.128

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "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 pearls see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 1 (1991): 254-259; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 108-111, 209-213.

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