Ring

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


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 363

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.3cm (1/2in.)

Accession Number

35.1846

Medium or Technique

Gold, set with rectangular crystal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ring with a rectangular crystal over twisted wire (probably originally with initials inside but illegible now) in rayed bezel with molded band now flattened to an ellipse.

Inscription

Probably originally with initials inside ring, but now illegible.

Markings

Unmarked.

Provenance

Descended in the family to Mrs. Nathaniel Thayer by 1931; to MFA as loan March 3, 1931, bequest of Mrs. Pauline Revere Thayer to MFA December 5, 1935.

Rachel Walker Revere; descended in the family to the donor..

"worn by Mrs. Paul Revere" (from card)

Credit Line

Pauline Revere Thayer Collection