Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1947

GUSN

GUSN-101439

Description

Platinum ring with openwork band in floral motif, center set with a circular-cut sapphire surrounded by bead-set single-cut diamonds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
platinum (metal)
sapphire (mineral)
diamond (mineral)
marriage
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Ring

Label

"Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England": Marguerite Woodworth married Henry Wriston in 1947 with this platinum and sapphire ring by Boston jeweler Edward Everett Oakes. The companion engagement ring is an elegant gold daisy chain, most likely a play on the owner's name, as marguerite is a variety of daisy.

Additional Identification Number

885

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Title Stone and silver bracelet, Parenti Accession Number 2004.14.5
Title 2 - Pair of earrings, Parenti Accession Number 2004.14.6.1
Title Gold, opal, diamond and pearl pin, Edward Everett Oakes Accession Number 2004.14.7
Title Gold, opal and diamond ring, Edward Everett Oakes Accession Number 2004.14.8
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Maker

Oakes, Edward Everett (Goldsmith)

Location of Origin

Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States, New England

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Wriston

Accession Number

2004.14.10

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

Pictured in Brierley, Sarah, "With this Ring I Thee Wed," Historic New England, Fall (2007): 17.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Wakefield (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)