Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-101462

Description

Gold ring with shaped shoulders, center set with garnets and seed pearls in a rosette design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
JewelryRing, FingerRing, Finger

Inscription

"Edward E. Oakes, 380 Albion St., Wakefield, Mass. Designer and maker of hand wrought jewelry."\n

Additional Identification Number

908

Related Items

Title Ring Accession Number 1995.426
Title Ring Accession Number 1995.427

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

3/8 (W), 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.427

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

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.