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Honorand: Knights of Pythias, American, founded 1864
Designer: Stillman S. Davis

Jewel of the Financial Secretary of the Knights of Pythias

patented 1874

Silver

2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (6.985 x 5.715 cm, 20 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.103
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Manufactured in United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Carl R. Kossack, to 1985; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

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