Gold Mourning Ring

about 1770


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 256

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.8cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

54.1481

Medium or Technique

Gold; Paint, crystal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Oval of woven hair in plain gold setting engraved on black worn semi-script. (from card)

Inscription

"S. Jackson / ob 22/ June/ 177_..29" engraved on back worn semi-script. (from card)

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.

From card: Mrs. Sarah Barnard, wife of Jonathan Jackson died 1770 ae. 29

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes