Memorial brooch

1800–50


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9cm (3/4in.)

Accession Number

64.892

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, hair, crystal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Rectangular, fifteen pearls around domed glass over graying hair. Engraved on curved gold back.

Inscription

ADR / to / MPC" in script on back.

Provenance

Descended in the Codman family. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.
Anstis Derby Rogers, wife of John Whittingham Rogers, to Martha Pickman Rogers Codman (her daughter), wife of John Amory Codman.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik