Memorial brooch for S. Codman

1844


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.898

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, glass, hair.

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Rectangular with cut corners, black enamel in gold, elliptical beveled glass over graying hair. Engraved script on back.

Inscription

"S Codman / Obt May 7th 1844 / AE 85" engraved script on back.

Provenance

Memorial brooch for S. Codman, died 1844. Descended in Codman family; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik