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Mourning ring for W. Foster

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Band of gold with raised skull. Engraved inside.

Inscription

"W Foster ob 4 Dec 1759 AE 26-6m" Engraved inside, semi-script.

Provenance

Mourning ring for W. Foster, died 1759. Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1759

Accession Number

54.1476

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings