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Ring with box

ID Number: 2010.0328.6
Title: Ring with box
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: signet rings
boxes (containers)
Collection Type: Personal Accessories
Artist/Maker: Unknown (maker) -- More information
A. B. Griswold & Co. (retailer) -- More information, New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: ca. 1895
Process/Technique: gold plating (process)
Materials: gold alloy
Dimensions: 3/4 x 5/8 x 11/16 inches
Object Description Small gold signet ring with an S monogram on a flat oval cartouche, flanked on either side with a grape leaf and a cluster of grapes. With the ring is a box from A. B. Griswold & Co. Ltd. Jewelers.
Label Text: Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925 2016-09-23
Ring with box
ca. 1895; gold-plated metal
A. B. Griswold & Co., retailer (New Orleans)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Mary Alma Riess, 2010.0328.6
Extent: 2 items
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Miss Mary Alma Riess
Inscription(s): written in black ink on cover of box
"For Mary."
retailer's name printed in black on lid of box
"Established 1817 / A. B. Griswold & Co. Ltd. / Jewelers / 728 Canal Street / New Orleans, La."
initial engraved on ring
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Subjects: Jewelry -- United States.
Condition: Good
Other Number: Tracking Number T100419.9242.6

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