Memorial pendant for Catherine Amory

about 1831


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.9cm (1 1/8in.)

Accession Number

64.909

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, hair, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Pendants

Circular carved silver rim, beveled glass with hair on one side, on other old English lettering, in gold on black. Center of chased gold.

Inscription

"IN MEMORY OF" in gold and black lettering and on inner band "Mrs Catherine Amory obt July 20 1831 AEt 70" engraved in script.

Provenance

Memorial pendant for Catherine Amory, died 1831. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik