Gold locket

about 1740
Daniel Russell, Sr. (about 1698–1771)

Object Place: Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 487


Overall: 2.5cm (1in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Americas, Jewelry


Jewelry / Adornment

Engraved with cross-hatched ellipse in center with ten rayed scallops around it; triple lines in angles at rim.


Buhler Entry: Unknown.
Collection of Philip Leffingwell Spalding by 1933; lent to MFA December 15, 1933. Transferred to Mrs. Philip L. Spalding October 10, 1940. To MFA for "The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection" by Katharine Ames Spalding, Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding, April 9 and 16, 1942, given in memory of Philip Leffingwell Spalding.

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding