Numismatics
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Unknown
Honorand: I. Bailey, American

Masonic Medal

1790–1810

Silver

4.1 x 5.87 cm, 6 g, (1 5/8 x 2 5/16 in., 120 dwt)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.4886
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

I. Bailey; Francis P. Garvan, New York, by 1930; 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. 274, no. 1042.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 115, no. 110, ill.

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 128–29, no. 69, ill.

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.