American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jeffrey Lang, American, 1707–1758
Honorand: Edward Kitchen, American, 1733–1736

Mourning Ring for Edward Kitchen

1736

Gold

D. 3/4 in; W. 1/8 in.
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1934.344
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Salem, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

W. David Anderson, Cambridge, MA; Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937), New York, New York; gift in 1934 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Marshall Phillips, “Additions to the Garvan Collection of Silver,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 8, no. 1 (June 1937): 18.

John Marshall Phillips, Masterpieces of New England Silver, 1650–1800: An Exhibition Held June 18 through September 10, 1939, Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1939), 90–91, no. 216.

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 42, no. 96.

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. 144, no. 172.

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), 120, 121, no. 116, ill.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 645.

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.