Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

c. 1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-101873

Description

Centering a foliate design set with marcasites on a blue basse taille enamel ground, engraved tripartite shoulders, silver mount, size 6 1/4.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (object genres)
rings (jewelry)
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Ring

Additional Identification Number

1324

Related Items

Title Mourning Ring Accession Number 1971.332
Title Mourning Ring Accession Number 1971.333
Title Mourning Brooch Accession Number 1971.334
Title Mourning Brooch Accession Number 1971.338
Title Mourning Ring Accession Number 1971.339
Title Mourning Ring Accession Number 1971.340

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/4 (W), 13/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Quincy family

Accession Number

1971.333

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

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.