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Mourning ring for Mrs. Anstis Pickman

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Centering a beveled glass compartment containg braided brown hair, framed by chased gold and black enamel, solid tapering shank with inscription.

Inscription

"Mrs. Anstis Pickman / Obt June 1 1836. AE 67 yrs."

Provenance

Mourning ring for Mrs. Anstis Pickman. 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

1836

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.877

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel, hair, glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings