Gold Mourning Ring

about 1754
Samuel Minott (1732–1803)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 320

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.1 x 0.3 cm (13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.108

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold band engraved inside. (from card)

Inscription

"F. Brattle. ob. 10 July 1754.AE 11 years" engraved inside. (from card)

Markings

SM in rectangle (from card)

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Unknown; F. Brattle has not been identified.
Private collector by 1955; to MFA March 10, 1955, gift.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift