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Mourning ring for L. Murray

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Purple glass (amethyst?) in gold reeded bezel; loop of black enamel scrolls. (from card)

Inscription

"L. MURRAY / OB 21 MAR / 1768. Ae 38" on black enamel scrolls. (from card)

Provenance

Collection of Maria Potter Codman by 1902; inherited by her niece Martha Catherine Codman Karolik, 1902; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1768

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 357

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)

Accession Number

64.865

Medium or Technique

Gold, amethyst, enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings