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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Benjamin Lemaire, American, born 1785

Poesy ring

ca. 1805

Gold

1/16 × 3/4 in. (0.16 × 1.91 cm)
John Marshall Phillips Collection
1958.98.4
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Walter M. Jeffords, Glen Riddle, Pa., to 1958; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 230, no. 906.

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