Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-101430

Description

Gold hollow stamped ring with engraved shoulders set with oval yellow stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
glass (material)
RING

Inscription

"Ring belonging to / Lucy Littlefield / Josselyn / 1820-1887" (Ink)

Additional Identification Number

876

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/16 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn

Accession Number

1941.145

Reference Notes

For more information on the use of colored gems see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 202-208.

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