Designed by Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Overall: 0.3 x 2.2 cm (1/8 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Prudence S. and William M. Crozier, Jr. Gallery (Gallery 121)
Plain gold band with rounded exterior and flat interior. Inscription and mark on interior.
Engraved on interior of ring: "Rev'd Saml. Dunbar ob June 15, 1783 AE 78"
Stamped: "PR" in script in a rectangle (Kane mark F)
Made for the funeral of the Reverend Samuel Dunbar (1704-1783), Canton, Massachusetts; recorded in Paul Revere, Jr.'s day book in 1783; April 9, 2011, Eldred's auction, Americana and Paintings sale, lot 721, sold to the MFA, Boston. (Accession date: May 25, 2011)
Marion E. Davis Fund and H.E. Bolles Fund