Mourning ring for Thomas Lee

1797


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

54.1485

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Straight gold band with black enamel and gold lettering.

Inscription

"THOMAS LEE. ESQ: OB:26.MAY:1797. AE:60"

Provenance

Mourning ring for Thomas Lee, died 1797. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes