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Gold Mourning Ring

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Oval of woven hair in plain gold setting engraved on black worn semi-script. (from card)

Inscription

"S. Jackson / ob 22/ June/ 177_..29" engraved on back worn semi-script. (from card)

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift. From card: Mrs. Sarah Barnard, wife of Jonathan Jackson died 1770 ae. 29

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

about 1770

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 256

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

54.1481

Medium or Technique

Gold; Paint, crystal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings