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Ellipse of seed pearls, glass over woven blonde and brown hair, tapering shank. Rose gold mount. Engraved under bezel in script.

Inscription

Engraved under bezel in script "EDP & MAP / to ADR". (Elizabeth Derby Pickman & Mary Ann Pickman to Anstis Derby Rogers.)

Provenance

Derby-Pickman family. Engraved under bezel in script "EDP & MAP / to ADR". (Elizabeth Derby Pickman & Mary Ann Pickman to Anstis Derby Rogers.) 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. "Hair of Benj. Pickman under glass" (from data file)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1800–30

Accession Number

64.879

Medium or Technique

Gold; Pearls, hair, glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings