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Mourning ring for Katherine Amory

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Gold band, curved inside, beaded edges, black enamel.

Inscription

"KATHe AMORY OB; 11 APR:1777.Aet:45" in black enamel. (from card)

Provenance

Mourning ring for Kathe. Amory, died 1777. 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. "daughter of Rufus Greene and M. C. C.’s great great grandmother." (from card)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1777

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.868

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings