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Gold ring with black enamel and inscription in gold set within a circle, gold stripes on shoulders. Stored in a fitted, leather-covered ring case.
"GEORGE / OTIS: O.B. / 13 : APRIL / 1797.AE.19" (Text on ring)
"LINCOLN & FOSS. / JEWELERS / Corner of / Court & Washn Sts. / BOSTON." (Printed paper label)
Title Mourning ring Accession Number 1927.290
Title Pair of brass hair ornaments Accession Number 1932.90 ab
Ceremonial Artifacts; Funerary Objects
5/16 (W), 13/16 (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.
1797 (date on ring)