Mourning Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1762

GUSN

GUSN-101854

Description

Plain gold ring with inscription engraved inside the band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mourning rings
rings (jewelry)
RING

Inscription

"E. Sherburne Ob 31 D 1762 AE 32"
Stamped with maker's mark: "CB" (Engraved & Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

1305

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/16 in (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.915

Reference Notes

For more information on mourning jewelry see Bury, Shirley, "Jewellery, 1789-1910," v. 2 (1991): 657-710; Deutsch, Davida Tenebaum, "Jewelry for mourning, love, and fancy, 1770-1830," "The Magazine Antiques" (April 1999): 566-575; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900," (1995): 23-31.