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This gold band is embellished with repeating rococo scrolls set with black enamel and a raised gold inscription. The center is set with a square, colorless paste in a bezel mount.
glass by composition or origin
"AMY GLOVER OB 22 JAN 1736 AET 97" (Enamel)
1/4 (W), 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
"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.
For more information on eighteenth century mourning jewelry see Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 23-31.