Gold mourning ring
Andrew Tyler (American, 1692 or 1693–1741)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 117
Other (Overall): 2.2cm (7/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Manning House (Gallery LG36)
Death’s head with modelled wings on slightly curved outer surface; inside flat for insciption.
"A Brown ob 16 April 1729 Aet 9: Engraved in semi-script inside. (from card)
AT in rectangle
Buhler Catalogue: Early history unknown; given to Martha Pickman (Rogers) Codman by her father, J.W. Rogers, in 1850; inherited by her daughter Martha C. Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8,1964, bequest.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik