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Maker: Gilbert Griswold, b. 1778

Spectacles

ca. 1825

Silver, glass

4 3/8 in. (11.113 cm, 23 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.196.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Middletown, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Carl R. Kossack; gift 1985 to 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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