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Mourning ring for Benjamin Pickman

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Coffin-shaped beveled glass over figure in reeded gold. Black enamel scrolls.

Inscription

"HON. B / PICKMAN / OB:20:AUG / 1773.AE 66" in black enamel scrolls. (from card)

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

Mourning ring for Benjamin Pickman (d. 1773); descended in the family to Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1773

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 277

Accession Number

64.866

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, and enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings