Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-101750

Description

Gold ring with open-work shoulders and two rows of silver circles each set with faux prongs and a single colorless stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
glass (material)
silver (metal)
gold alloy
Jewelry
Ring, Finger
Ring, Finger

Inscription

Two unidentifiable marks. (Makers Mark)

Additional Identification Number

1201

Related Items

Title Gold necklace with locket Accession Number 1987.626
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1987.627
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1987.628
Title Hair brooch Accession Number 1987.629
Title Gold and turquoise brooch Accession Number 1987.630
Title Gold ring Accession Number 1987.631
Title Silver brooch Accession Number 1987.632

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment; Body Adornments

Dimensions

7/16 (W), 11/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.631

Reference Notes

For more information on pastes see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 48-51; 115-120; Phillips, Clare, "Jewels and Jewelry," (2000): 54-55.