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