Mourning ring for Thomas Lane

1784


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.869

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Gold lettered band.

Inscription

"THOs. LANE.ESQ:OB:25.MAY, 1784.AE 76" in black enamel.

Markings

Maker's mark on interior: "IH" in a rectangle

Provenance

Mourning ring for Thomas Lane, Esq. 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