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Mourning ring for Samuel Phillips

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Straight gold band with black enamel and gold lettering, engraved inside.

Inscription

"THO: DEAD. MAY.YET.BEFRIEND." in black enamel. Egraved script inside "His Honr Saml Phillips Obt 10 Feby 1802 Ae 50 "

Provenance

Mourning ring for Hon. Samuel Phillips, died 1802. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1802

Accession Number

54.1486

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings