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Ring

Gold shaped lid with buckled seal-scroll AD ASTRA PER ASPERA hinged (engraved "Lucy" inside) over insert of hair. Loop shaped and chased.

Inscription

Engraved "AD ASTRA PER ASPERA" in scroll, "Lucy" engraved inside.

Provenance

Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

possibly 18th century

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.884

Medium or Technique

Gold; hair, crystal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings