Memorial brooch for Catherine Codman

about 1850


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2cm (7/8in.)

Accession Number

64.904

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, glass, hair

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Shaped frame of floral gold and black enamel, ribbon bow below, elliptical beveled glass over dark red hair.

Inscription

"Mrs. C. W. Codman / Obt Jan 7th 1850"

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