American Decorative Arts

Brooch or Pendant

ca. 1875

Black onyx or jet, gold-plated silver

1 1/4 in. (3.175 cm, 5 g)
Gift of Charles T. Clark
1998.65.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Eliza (Adair) Powers (1825-1885); Charles Teaze Clark; gift 1998 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 188.

Erin E. Eisenbarth, Baubles, Bangles, and Beads American Jewelry from Yale University, 1700-2005 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2005), 20, checklist, no. 18.

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.