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Mourning ring for Thomas Lee

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Straight gold band with black enamel and gold lettering.

Inscription

"THOMAS LEE. ESQ: OB:26.MAY:1797. AE:60"

Provenance

Mourning ring for Thomas Lee, died 1797. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1797

Accession Number

54.1485

Medium or Technique

Gold; enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings