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American Decorative Arts

Badge of Zeta Psi Owned by Edward Joseph Garvan

1894

Gold with sapphires

5/8 × 9/16 in. (1.6 × 1.4 cm, 5 g)
Gift of Mrs. Anthony N. B. Garvan
1999.46.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Edward Joseph Garvan (1871–1912), New Haven then Hartford, Conn., 1894; by descent to his nephew Anthony N. B. Garvan (1917–1992), Philadelphia; by inheritance to his wife Beatrice Bronson Garvan, Philadelphia, 1992; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1999

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1999,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2000): 161.

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