American Decorative Arts
Honorand possibly for a member of the: Curwen family

Poesy or Mourning Ring

1750–1790

Silver with gold and glass

Overall: 0.159 x 2.064cm (1/16 x 13/16in.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.171
Geography: 
Owned in Salem, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

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. 1, p. 311, no. 533.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 73.

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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