Memorial brooch for Catherine Codman
Object Place: United States
Height x width: 7/8 x 11/16 in. (2.2 x 1.8 cm)
Medium or Technique
Gold; pearls, lacquer
Not On View
Shaped frame of floral gold and black enamel, with row of pearls, ribbon bow below, elliptical beveled glass over dark red hair.
"Mrs Catharine W Codman, / Obt Jany 7th 1850 / AE 54 yrs" in script on back. (from card)
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.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik