Mourning ring for W. Foster

1759


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

54.1476

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Band of gold with raised skull. Engraved inside.

Inscription

"W Foster ob 4 Dec 1759 AE 26-6m" Engraved inside, semi-script.

Provenance

Mourning ring for W. Foster, died 1759. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes