Gold Wedding Ring

1773
Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 362

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1cm (3/8in.)

Accession Number

56.585

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring consisting of a narrow band, enlarged and very worn so that the capital-and-script engraving is partly conjectural.

Inscription

Engraved: "[L]IVE Co[n]tented"

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Rachel Walker Revere; descended in the family to the donors. Collection of Mrs. Henry R. Chapin and Edward H. R. Revere by 1956; to MFA October 11, 1956, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Chapin and Edward H.R. Revere