Wedding Ring with Original Box

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1902

GUSN

GUSN-248347

Description

a: Gold wedding band, with the initials of the married couple, and the date of the wedding engraved on the inside. \n b. Original box for the ring (a). Made of red paperboard, with a gold-colored floral and foliate design on the top of the lid. There is a button on the front of the lid that opens and closes the box. The interior of the lid is lined with white satin, while the interior of the bottom is lined with orange velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (object genres)
gold (metal)
paper (fiber product)
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Ring

Inscription

"18 [?] M.L. and L.T.R. Dec 6, 1902" (Engraved)
"CHARLTON & Co. / NEW YORK 656-5th AVE., / PARIS 20 RUE DE LA PAL[?]" (printed)
"L.T.L. / Wedding / Ring" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New York

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.36A-B

Places

New York state (United States)
New York City (New York state)