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Makers mark
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: W. I., w. c. 1765 - 1785
Maker, possibly by: William Jones, American, 1694–1730

Pair of buttons

1765–85

Silver

each button: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm, 4 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.19.1-.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in United States
Possibly made in Marblehead, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not 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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