Mourning ring for Catherine Parker

English
1803


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.872

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Straight gold band with reeded edges, black enamel with gold lettering.

Inscription

"CATHERINE PARKER.OB:4.MAY.1803.AE 23"

Markings

English hallmarks "?M lion, date letter H of 1803, & sovereign (?)"

Provenance

Mourning ring for Catherine Parker, died 1803. Collection of Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik