Mourning ring

about 1800


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)

Accession Number

64.882

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Elliptical beaded frame and beveled glass over figure at pedestal marked “Constancy” on which is urn, all in sepia. The top third of the image is faded. Shank engraved on shoulders.

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