Child's Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-101409

Description

Child's vulcanite ring with an inlaid silver plaque surrounding a the name "ELLA" in vulcanite.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
silver (metal)
RING

Inscription

"ELLA" (Carved)

Additional Identification Number

855

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/4 in (W), 11/16 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1938.1111

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 jet jewelry and imitations see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910" v. 2 (1991): 657-709; Cooper, Diana and Norman Battershill, "Victorian Sentimental Jewellery," (1972): 19-30; Dawes, Ginny Reddington and Corinne Davidov, "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures," (1991): 125-130; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 125-126, 254-256; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 94-95.

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