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Maker: Thomas Pons, 1757–1827

Spectacles

ca. 1820

Silver, glass

4 13/16 in. (12.22 cm, 31 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.216.1
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Beccari Gallery, 263 Thayer St., Providence, Rhode Island; purchased by Carl R. Kossack; gift 1985 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988).

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.