American Decorative Arts
Honorand: Susanna Smith Livingston, American, 1729–1791

Mourning Ring

1791

Gold with glass, and hair

15/16 x 11/16 in. (2.38 x 1.75 cm)
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
1940.549
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in New York, United States
Status: 
Not on view
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. 2, pp. 266–67, no. 1008.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 76.

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.