American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: J.M.L. and W.H. Scovill, American, 1827–1850

Livery button with the Beekman crest

1827–50

Silverplated brass or copper alloy

1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm, 11 g)
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
1942.41
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Manufactured in Waterbury, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Fenwick Beekman (to April 1, 1942); gift April 1, 1942 to the Yale University Art Gallery.

Bibliography: 

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), checklist, no. 88.

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.