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Gold mourning ring

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Plain rounded band with death's head in relief. Engraved in semi script inside. (from card)

Inscription

"I.Quincy Ob. 16 May 1754 AE 18" engraved in semi-script inside (from card)

Marks

SE in oval

Provenance

In the collection of Dr. Anna Q. Churchill by 1924; to the MFA June 5, 1924, gift. Descended in the family of Anna Quincy. Through Dr. Anna Quincy Churchill

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing

about 1754

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 205

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.275

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings