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Mourning ring for Thomas Lane

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Gold lettered band.

Inscription

"THOs. LANE.ESQ:OB:25.MAY, 1784.AE 76" in black enamel.

Marks

Maker's mark on interior: "IH" in a rectangle

Provenance

Mourning ring for Thomas Lane, Esq. 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

1784

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.869

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings