Mourning ring for Katherine Amory

1777


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.868

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold band, curved inside, beaded edges, black enamel.

Inscription

"KATHe AMORY OB; 11 APR:1777.Aet:45" in black enamel. (from card)

Provenance

Mourning ring for Kathe. Amory, died 1777. Descended in the family to Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

"daughter of Rufus Greene and M. C. C.’s great great grandmother." (from card)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik