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American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Unknown

Mourning Ring for William Coleman (c. 1753-1787)

1787

Watercolor on ivory

7/8 × 7/16 in. (2.2 × 1.1 cm) other (ring): 13/16 in.(2.1 cm)
The John Marshall Phillips Collection
1957.22.2
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Miniatures - Jewelry
Provenance: 

Walter M. Jeffords, Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania; gift 1957 to YUAG.

Bibliography: 

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 45, no. 120.

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. 271, no. 1026.

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.