1972.0060 Ring (finger)
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Ring (finger) (Mourning ring)

  • Category:

    Jewelry

  • Creator (Role):

    Jeremiah Dummer (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1693

  • Materials:

    Gold; Enamel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1972.0060


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1972.0060

Object Name

Ring (finger) (Mourning ring)

Category

Jewelry

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mrs. George L. Batchelder

Creator (Role)

Jeremiah Dummer (Maker)
9/14/1645-5/25/1718
See extensive biographical details and list of surviving objects in Patricia Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998, 385-397.

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1693

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Ring, interior; "ID" stamped in a rectangle
2. Inscription; Ring, interior; "Iames LLoyd . Obyt. 21.Aug.\t..1693" engraved

Subjects

Mourning imagery

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Dimensions (inches)

0.75 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

1.91 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M. G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: p. 93, no. 50
[Book] Fairbanks, Jonathan L. & Trent, Robert F. 1982 New England Begins: The Seventeenth Century. II. 100-360.
Published: v.2, pp.313, 315, cat. no. 322
[Book] DeLorme, Maureen. 2004 Mourning Art & Jewelry. 256 p.
Earliest piece of mourning jewelry by an American-born and trained jeweler, p. 65