Mourning ring

1775


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.1cm (13/16in.)

Accession Number

64.867

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel, clearstone

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Coffin shaped beveled glass over skeleton in reeded gold. Black enameled scrolls. (from card)

Inscription

"N. ROGERS / OB:10.MAY / 1775. AE 74" in black enamel scrolls. (from card)

Provenance

Collection of Maria Potter Codman by 1902; inherited by her niece Martha Catherine Codman Karolik, 1902; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik