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Gold death's head ring

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Gold death's head, with added blue stone in open bezel at side.

Inscription

"Holyoke-obt-Novr-19-1765 A " engraved inside(J and AE 19 cut to insert stone).

Provenance

Descended in the family to 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

1765

Accession Number

64.857

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings