Ring

1800–30


Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.8cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

64.879

Medium or Technique

Gold; Pearls, hair, glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Ellipse of seed pearls, glass over woven blonde and brown hair, tapering shank. Rose gold mount. Engraved under bezel in script.

Inscription

Engraved under bezel in script "EDP & MAP / to ADR". (Elizabeth Derby Pickman & Mary Ann Pickman to Anstis Derby Rogers.)

Provenance

Derby-Pickman family. Engraved under bezel in script "EDP & MAP / to ADR". (Elizabeth Derby Pickman & Mary Ann Pickman to Anstis Derby Rogers.) 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.

"Hair of Benj. Pickman under glass" (from data file)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik