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Memorial brooch

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Circle of 9 pearls with jet between (2 jet missing) around chased gold for glass over hair. Script on curved gold back.

Inscription

"CEC / obt Sept 6 182_ / _uch is the King__ / of Heaven" in script on back. Added pin obliterates letters. (from card)

Provenance

Probably Codman family. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1820–29

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.890

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, crystal, jet

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches