Engagement ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-101603

Description

Gold ring with slit shoulders set with an old mine cut diamond in a six prong crown setting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
diamond (mineral)
marriage
Ring

Inscription

"S.H.P. Dec 30 1870" (Engraved)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1054
J101

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American [use]

Dimensions

3/8 (W), 13/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.25

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): 16.