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Mourning Ring

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Silver setting of chased flowers for hair under oblong glass engraved AMR beneath; grooved loop adjoins molded forked silver.

Inscription

Engraved AMR

Provenance

Collection of Maria Potter Codman by 1902; inherited by her niece Martha Catherine Codman Karolik, 1902; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 9, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

18th century?

Accession Number

64.880

Medium or Technique

Gold; crystal, hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings