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Mourning ring for John Phillips

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Gold band designed as four joined scrolls, black enamel with gold lettering, engraved inside.

Inscription

"HON. JOHN / PHILLIPS.LLD / FEED.MY/ LAMBS" in gold letters. "Ob 25 apr 1795 Aet 76" engraved inside.

Provenance

Mourning ring for Hon. John Phillips. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1795

Accession Number

54.1483

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings