Mourning ring for Rufus Greene
Object Place: United States
Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, enamel, amethyst, possibly topaz.
Not On View
Amethyst in grooved bezel flanked by small topaz (?) in open gold (?) setting. Black enamel scroll (chipped).
"R GREENE / ob. 19. Oct / 1760 AE 27" in black enamel scroll. Engraved inside in semi-script "W Greene Ob:20: Nov: 1754 AE 13."
Mourning ring for R. Greene, died 1760. 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.
"Rufus was the son of Rufus and Katherine Greene" from data file.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik