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American Decorative Arts
Honorand: John Vassall Sr., American, 1713–1747

Mourning Ring

1747

Gold, glass, and black enamel

13/16 × 1/16 in. (2.06 × 0.24 cm, 3 g)
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
1940.548
Geography: 
Made in Massachusetts, United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Mrs. John Hill Morgan, to 1940; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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. 310, no. 524.

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