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Thimble and ring in box

Object Number: 
INV.8219a-c
Date: 
1854-1880
Medium: 
Gold, other metal, turquoise, enamel; wood, leather, silk
Dimensions: 
overall (box): 1 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 2.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm ) overall (ring): 3/8 x 5/8 in. ( 1 x 1.6 cm ) overall (thimb
Marks: 
Underside of box lid box printed with retailer name (in gold): "TIFFANY & CO. / NEW YORK AVE DE L'OPERA 36 / PARIS." Ring marked with an engraved "6". According to Annamarie Sandecki, director of the Tiffany & Co. Archives, this number probably indicates
Description: 
Gold thimble and gold plate ring in Tiffany jewelry box; top two-thirds of the thimble is dimpled, bottom third has a blue floral garland in enamel cloisonné, bottom outer edge is double ribbed; the ring has a nearly oval piece of turquoise set at the center, with turquoise inlayed circle followed by rectangle on either side at the shoulder, with beaded gold geometric shapes in the stones, plain band; rectangular wooden box (not original to this jewelry) covered with dark brown leather, lid is hinged at the back at the center, inside lined with red satin.
Gallery Label: 
This gold thimble and ring were given to Emily Braem Warren by her godmother, Mrs. Henri Braem (nee Emily Bridge).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emily B. Warren, 1959
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group