Mourning Ring, Possibly Elmkin Hitchcock (1726–1788), Gold, garnet, American

Mourning Ring

Maker:
Possibly Elmkin Hitchcock (1726–1788)
Date:
1758
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Gold, garnet
Dimensions:
Diam. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Moore, 1923
Accession Number:
23.80.78
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: inscribed on exterior of band: ANN MINOT OB17 JAN 1758 AE 29Y 7M

Marking: stamped: EH
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Moore, New York, until 1923