Ring in box

Object Number: 
1947.106ab
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Gold, tourmaline; leather, satin, velvet
Dimensions: 
Box: 1 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm) Overall: 1/4 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (0.6 x 0.5 x 2.2 cm)
Marks: 
printed: inside box lid: "J.A. Merrill & Co./Jewelers/Portland, Me."
Description: 
Gold ring gypsy-set with mixed-cut tourmaline; ring is cast; blue square leather box is lined with satin and velvet.
Gallery Label: 
This ring came to the Society inside a ring box labelled "J.A. Merrill & Co./ Jewelers/Portland, Me." The box may not be original to the ring.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group