Straight gold band with black enamel and gold lettering, engraved inside.
"THO: DEAD. MAY.YET.BEFRIEND." in black enamel. Egraved script inside "His Honr Saml Phillips Obt 10 Feby 1802 Ae 50 "
Mourning ring for Hon. Samuel Phillips, died 1802. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes