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Memorial brooch for Catherine Codman

Horizontal ellipse of double row of pearls around beveled glass over dark hair.

Inscription

"Mrs Cath Codman / Obt Jan 7 1850 / AE 54" engraved on back. (from card)

Provenance

Memorial brooch for Mrs. Catharine Codman, died 1850. Descended in Codman family; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1850

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.901

Medium or Technique

Gold, pearls, glass, hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches