Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-101458

Description

Gold ring with floral engraving on shoulders, center features three concentric white and black enameled circles each with a diamond set in silver. Based on the inscription and provenance, this may be the engagement ring for the donor's aunt, Elizabeth Olivia Lane. She married Grenville Stevens in 1843. The ring descended from Elizabeth to her sister's daughter Laura (Norcross) Marrs along with several other pieces.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
silver (metal)
RING

Inscription

"GS EOL 1840" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

904

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/4 in (W), 5/8 in (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1922.465

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