Ring

American
about 1820


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.9cm (1 1/8in.)

Accession Number

64.881

Medium or Technique

Gold; hair, glass, mother-of-pearl

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

The elongated navette with etched mother-pearl background and lock of hair bound with gold bow under beveled glass, beaded gold frame, engraved gallery and shoulders, tapering gold band.

Provenance

Collection of Maria Potter Codman by 1902; inherited by her niece Martha Catherine Codman Karolik, 1902; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 9, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik