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Memorial brooch for S. Codman

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Rectangular with cut corners, molded gold edge, beveled glass over graying hair. Engraved on back. (from card)

Inscription

"S Codman Esq / Ob May 7 / 44 / Ae 85 yrs" engraved on back. (from card)

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

64.899

Medium or Technique

Hair; gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches