Memorial brooch for I. A. Codman

mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5cm (1 3/8in.)

Accession Number

64.906

Medium or Technique

Gold, crystal, hair

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Horizontal ellipse of chased guilloche gold beveled glass over blond hair.

Inscription

"IA Codman, Jr. / Born June 26 1851" 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