Mourning ring for Mrs. Anstis Pickman

1836


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.1cm (13/16in.)

Accession Number

64.877

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel, hair, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Centering a beveled glass compartment containg braided brown hair, framed by chased gold and black enamel, solid tapering shank with inscription.

Inscription

"Mrs. Anstis Pickman / Obt June 1 1836. AE 67 yrs."

Provenance

Mourning ring for Mrs. Anstis Pickman. 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