Gold Mourning Ring

about 1748
David Northey (1709–1778)


Object Place: Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 219

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

42.250

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Plain band.

Inscription

"E.H. Ob Augt.19.1748.AE.34" inscribed inside. (from card)

Markings

DN in rectangle. (from card)

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Unknown.
Collection of Philip Leffingwell Spalding by 1933; lent to MFA December 15, 1933. Transferred to Mrs. Philip L. Spalding October 10, 1940. To MFA for "The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection" by Katharine Ames Spalding, Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding, April 9 and 16, 1942, given in memory of Philip Leffingwell Spalding.

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding