possibly 18th century
Object Place: United States
Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold; hair, crystal
Not On View
Gold shaped lid with buckled seal-scroll AD ASTRA PER ASPERA hinged (engraved “Lucy” inside) over insert of hair. Loop shaped and chased.
Engraved "AD ASTRA PER ASPERA" in scroll, "Lucy" engraved inside.
Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik