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Ring

Object Number: 
INV.12358
Date: 
1830-1860
Medium: 
Amber, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 1.6 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Metal ring with oval amber inset at the front; stone is carved with a sheath of wheat at the center, in front of a horizontal bow, with crossed arrow and branch; shoulders incised with geometric design, plain band.
Gallery Label: 
A tag found with this ring says that it belonged to John Vaché Cox (1818-1882), eldest son of Dr. John Palmer and Emilie Vaché Cox. John Vaché Cox was employed by Prall and Ray, a wholesale drug firm in New York, before becoming a drug broker and mercantile broker.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group