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Memorial brooch for S. Codman

Rectangular with cut corners, black enamel in gold, elliptical beveled glass over graying hair. Engraved script on back.

Inscription

"S Codman / Obt May 7th 1844 / AE 85" engraved script on back.

Provenance

Memorial brooch for S. Codman, died 1844. Descended in Codman family; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1844

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.898

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, glass, hair.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches