Mourning ring

1788


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm (1 1/8 x 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.35

Medium or Technique

Gold, painted ivory, and glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold paint on ivory, image of classically-draped woman resting her elbow on an urn monument.

Inscription

"Isaac Hack / Ob. 6 Oct.r / 1788 / AEt. 27"

Provenance

Gebelein Goldsmiths; Daphne Farago, December 18, 1990. Daphne Farago; to MFA, 2006, gift of Daphne Farago.

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection