Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-101949

Description

This thin gold ring is embellished on the exterior with repeated scrolls of foliate engraving. The engraving is significantly worn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
finger rings
Ring

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1400

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1/8 (W), 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.2199

Date

1800-1899 (This type of decoration was quite popular on gold hoop rings for centuries. Without a mark or inscription it is difficult to narrow down the date range.)