Gold sleeve button (one of a pair)

about 1750


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 245

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3cm (1/2in.)

Accession Number

62.959a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Sleeve buttons, set of octagonal with rolled edge, long loop. Engraved with stylized rosette within frame. (from card)

Provenance

Buhler Entry: Rev. Jacob Cushing of Waltham, Massachusetts (Harvard 1748); descended in the family of the donor.
Collection of Miss Eleanor E. Barry by 1962; to MFA October 10, 1962, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry