Memorial brooch for Catherine Codman

1850


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5cm (1in.)

Accession Number

64.903

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel, hair, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Horizontal ellipse, flower design in black enamel, beveled glass over dark red hair.

Inscription

"Mrs Catharine W Codman, / Obt Jany 7th 1850 / AE 54 yrs" in script on back. (from card)

Provenance

Memorial brooch for Mrs. Catharine W. 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