Memorial brooch for H. Codman

1853


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8cm (1 1/2in.)

Accession Number

64.907

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Long ellipse of slightly molded gold, beveled glass over hair.

Inscription

"H Codman / Died May 4th 1853 / AE 63 yrs" engraved on back.

Provenance

Descended in Codman family; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik