Mourning ring for Katherine Child Gillam

1768


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.864

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold with black enamel scrolls.

Inscription

"K CHILD / GILLAM / OB.24:SEP / 1768 AE 62

Provenance

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.

"Katherine Child Gillam, first cousin of Mrs. Rufus Greene & daughter of Nicholas Stanbridge. Letter book of R. Greene." (from card)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik