Memorial brooch

early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2cm (7/8in.)

Accession Number

64.889

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, glass, hair

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Horizontal ellipse of 21 small pearls (1 missing) around beveled glass over hair. Engraved script on back.

Inscription

"IAC Jr / Ae 2 yrs" engraved on back.

Provenance

Probably Codman family. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik