Wedding ring in box
Box: 1 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (2.9 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm)
Overall: 1/8 x 7/8 in. (0.3 x 2.2 cm)
Gold wedding ring of General Horatio Gates (1728-1806) with inscription engraved inside shank. Domed-top red leather box; top interior lined with ivory satin; interior space to hold ring lined with beige velvet and trimmed with woven satin band; inscription inside box; box has rotating hook clasp.
Gift of Frederic Gallatin
engraving: on inside of band: "Let love abide till death divide"
stamp: maker's mark: "DE" in Gothic letters inside rectangular frame
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