Signet ring in box

Object Number: 
INV.12377a-c
Date: 
1837-1900
Medium: 
Gold; paper, cotton
Dimensions: 
box: 1 1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm ) ring: 3/8 x 3/8 x 3/4 in. ( 1 x 1 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
Interior of ring band stamped: "TIFFANY & CO." Exterior of box cover stamped: "Howard & Co. / FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK / 37 AVENUE DEL'OPERA". Exterior of box cover has handwritten dedication: "With love for / Wallis from / Gerard".
Description: 
Gold signet ring with intaglio Post family crest in gold; blue "Howard & Co." paper box with fuchsia cotton wool padding.
Gallery Label: 
This ring was given to Hamilton Wallis Herrick by his brother Gerardus Post Herrick.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Gerard Post Herrick, 1957
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group