Mourning ring for Mrs. Anstis Pickman

1836


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.8cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

64.878

Medium or Technique

Gold; Enamel, glass, hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold rectangle with black enamel frame for chased gold around beveled glass over braided hair. Tapering loop with script underneath bezel. (from card)

Inscription

"Mrs. Anstis Pickman / Obt June 1 1836. AE 67 yrs." Engraved inside in script. (from card)

Provenance

Mourning ring for Mrs. Anstis Pickman, died 1836. 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