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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Casey, American, 1723–1773

Part of a sleeve button

ca. 1750–60

Gold

1/2 × 1/2 in. (1.27 × 1.27 cm, 0.5 g)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1939.675
Geography: 
Made in Little Rest, Rhode Island
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Mabel Brady Garvan, New York, New York; gift 1939 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 37–38, no. 70.

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. 294, no. 485.

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.