Ring in Original Box

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-271321

Description

This ivory ring is in its original box. The ring was carved from a single piece of ivory, with a rectangular plaque and a rounded shank. The plaque is engraved in script with the initials "SEG" which were filled in with red pigment. "SEG" were the initials of the donor's ancestor, Susan E. Gove. The original paper box is labeled with the jeweler's name and address in Manchester, New Hampshire. It is lined with padded ivory velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rings (jewelry)
Ring

Additional Identification Number

572.2

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Halcyon H. Springer

Accession Number

2012.138.2