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Memorial brooch for H. Codman

Long ellipse of slightly molded gold, beveled glass over hair.

Inscription

"H Codman / Died May 4th 1853 / AE 63 yrs" engraved on back.

Provenance

Descended in Codman family; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1853

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.907

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches