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Mourning ring for Katherine Child Gillam

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Gold with black enamel scrolls.

Inscription

"K CHILD / GILLAM / OB.24:SEP / 1768 AE 62

Provenance

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. "Katherine Child Gillam, first cousin of Mrs. Rufus Greene & daughter of Nicholas Stanbridge. Letter book of R. Greene." (from card)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1768

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.864

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings