Mourning ring for Hen[ry?] Halsall

1742


Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.2cm (7/8in.)

Accession Number

64.861

Medium or Technique

Gold; copper, clearstone, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Hexagonal beveled glass over skull in reeded gold. Black enameled scrolls. Possibly English.

Inscription

"HEN: / HALSALL / OB:26 / July 1742 / AE 72" in black enameled scrolls.

Provenance

Bought in London 1895; Collection of Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik