American Decorative Arts
Honorand: Colonel Abraham de Peyster, American, 1657–1728

Mourning ring

1728

Gold, glass

13/16 × 1/16 in. (2.06 × 0.24 cm, 3 g)
Gift of Stephen G. C. Ensko
1940.477
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Probably made in New York, United States
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Stephen G. C. Ensko, to 1940; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 44, no. 113.

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. 263, 265, no. 993.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 71.

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.