Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1834

GUSN

GUSN-101433

Description

Gold ring with engraved floral design on band and open shoulders, center features abstract bow design set with jet and seed pearls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
RING

Additional Identification Number

879

Related Items

Title Hair Brooch Accession Number 1939.255
Title Gold Ring Accession Number 1939.256

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/4 in (W), 3/4 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1939.256

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. 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.