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Mourning ring for Catherine Parker

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Straight gold band with reeded edges, black enamel with gold lettering.

Inscription

"CATHERINE PARKER.OB:4.MAY.1803.AE 23"

Marks

English hallmarks "?M lion, date letter H of 1803, & sovereign (?)"

Provenance

Mourning ring for Catherine Parker, died 1803. Collection of 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

English, 1803

Object Place for Label

London, England

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

64.872

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings