Mourning ring for Benjamin Pickman
John Coburn (American, 1724–1803)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 277
Other (Overall): 1.8cm (11/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, glass, and enamel
Not On View
Coffin-shaped beveled glass over figure in reeded gold. Black enamel scrolls.
"HON. B / PICKMAN / OB:20:AUG / 1773.AE 66" in black enamel scrolls. (from card)
Mourning ring for Benjamin Pickman (d. 1773); descended in the family to Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik