Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-101463

Description

Gold ring with open-work shoulders set with two natural shaped pearls flanked by a green rose cut and a cabochon cut stone. Green stones set in faux prong setting of dark gold. Pearls and gold band are brighter gold, bezel-set in a later style. See Curator's Notepad for details.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
gold alloy
pearl (animal material)
Ring

Inscription

On Box: "Edward E. Oakes, 380 Albion St., Wakefield, Mass. Designer and maker of hand wrought jewelry."

Additional Identification Number

909

Related Items

Title Ring Accession Number 1995.426
Title Ring Accession Number 1995.427

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/4 (W), 11/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.426

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.

Date

1830-1840 (Dates per donor history)