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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Jeremiah Elfreth, Jr., American, 1723–1765

Stock Buckle

ca. 1750–1765

Gold

1 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. (3.81 x 3.02 cm, 14 g)
Anonymous gift for the John Marshall Phillips Collection
1955.10.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

I. Head; Walter M. Jeffords, to 1955; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Carl M. Williams, “An Unrecorded Goldsmith,” Antiques 51, no. 1 (January 1947): 41, fig. 4.

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 39, no. 80.

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. 195, no. 851.

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.