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Ring

Object Number: 
INV.12353
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Silver, turquoise, glass paste
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Lozenge-shaped cluster ring belonging to Frances Pillow; in silver set with 1 oval turquoise, and 4 purple and 4 colorless faceted glass pastes; shank is split at shoulder to hold mounting.
Gallery Label: 
Ring has a tag attached with names of Frances Pillow (1798-1854), Mrs. H. Pilcher & Ms. Cox. Frances Pillow married Henry Pilcher in Canterbury, England in 1822. Their daughter Eliza became Mrs. John Vaché Cox in 1844.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group