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American Decorative Arts

Pair of cuff links

1830–50

Gold

each cuff link: 7/16 × 1 3/8 in. (1.11 × 3.49 cm, 3.5 g)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.168a-b
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Member of the Livingston family. Robert Ensko, New York, New York; purchased by Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937); gift 1936 to 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, p. 267, no. 1012.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 15.

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.