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Object Name: Gimmel ring in box
Date: ca. 1844
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Medium: Gold
Dimensions: Overall (ring a): 1/16 x 3/4 in. (0.2 x 1.9 cm) Overall (ring b): 1/16 x 3/4 in. (0.2 x 1.9 cm) Container (box): 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (3.8 × 3.8 × 3.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
or: Europe
Description: Gold wedding band belonging to Mrs. John Vaché Cox comprising 2 thin gold bands connected like puzzle ring; inscription on 2 sides; thin twisted-gold guard ring belonging to Mrs. John Vaché Cox; ring is split on one side; blue velvet ring box lined with ivory satin; box has brass button clasp.
Credit Line: Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Object Number: INV.12375a-c
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Marks: engraved: on a) wedding band: 1) on one side: "JVC to EP" 2) on other side: "Dec. 10th 1844"

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These rings were worn by Mrs. John (Eliza Pilcher) Vaché Cox (1823-1899), who married on December 10, 1844, at the Church of the Holy Evangelist in New York City.