Memorial brooch for S. Codman

1844


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9cm (3/4in.)

Accession Number

64.899

Medium or Technique

Hair; gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Rectangular with cut corners, molded gold edge, beveled glass over graying hair. Engraved on back. (from card)

Inscription

"S Codman Esq / Ob May 7 / 44 / Ae 85 yrs" engraved on back. (from card)

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