Gold Mourning Ring
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 253
Other (Overall): 2.1cm (13/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold; Paint, crystal
Not On View
Rectangular faceted stone over skull in rayed bezel flaked by two small stones in openwork setting. (from card)
"J WENDELL/ OB 7 SEP / 1761 AE 71" Scrolled band with black enamel (from card)
Buhler Entry: Descended in the family to Edward Jackson Holmes (see Cat. no. 34).
Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.
From card: "Jacob Wendell- Suffolk Probate- no maker"
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes