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Maker: Peter Van Dyck, American, 1684–1751

Clasp and Beads

ca. 1720–1750

Gold

Overall: 1.429 x 66.04cm (9/16 x 26in.) Other (Clasp): 1.905 x 1.588cm (3/4 x 5/8in.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.101
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), no. 82.

John Marshall Phillips, “Additions to the Garvan Collection of Silver,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 8, no. 1 (June 1937): 16–17.

Katherine B. Hastings, “Peter Van Dyck of New York, Goldsmith, 1684-1750 part II,” Antiques 31 (June 1937): 302, fig. 14.

V. Isabelle Miller, Silver by New York Makers, Late 17th Century to 1900, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1937), 33, no. 329.

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), pl. 3, ill.

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 16, 32, no. 37, fig. 16.

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, pp. 52–53, no. 597, ill.

Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 102, ill.

Martha Gandy Fales, Jewelry in America, 1600–1900, 1st (Suffolk, England: Antique Collector’s Club Ltd., 1995), 58, fig. 31.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), 6-7, checklist, fig. 2.

Natalie Zemon Davis, Marybeth De Filippis, and Joyce D. Goodfriend, Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick, exh. cat. (New York: Bard Graduate Center, 2009), 310–11, no. 157, fig. 157a.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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