Memorial brooch for Catherine Codman

1850


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7cm (1 1/16in.)

Accession Number

64.901

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, glass, hair

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Horizontal ellipse of double row of pearls around beveled glass over dark hair.

Inscription

"Mrs Cath Codman / Obt Jan 7 1850 / AE 54" engraved on back. (from card)

Provenance

Memorial brooch for Mrs. Catharine Codman, died 1850. Descended in Codman family; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik