Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1810-1820

GUSN

GUSN-101385

Description

Gold ring with double heart cartouche engraved "E F."

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
RING

Inscription

"E F" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

831

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John S. Thatcher

Accession Number

1935.1234

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

This ring is pictured in Brierley, Sarah, "With this Ring I Thee Wed," Historic New England, Fall (2007): 14; and Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): plate 7.