Mourning Ring

18th century?


Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.8cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

64.880

Medium or Technique

Gold; crystal, hair

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Silver setting of chased flowers for hair under oblong glass engraved AMR beneath; grooved loop adjoins molded forked silver.

Inscription

Engraved AMR

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 9, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik