American Decorative Arts
Maker: Franklin Porter, American, 1869–1935

Replica of “Old Stone Mill” in Newport, Rhode Island

1917–19

Lead, silver, copper, brass

3 x 2 1/2in. (7.62 x 6.35 cm)
Gift of Helen Porter Philbrick
2006.171.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Models
Geography: 
Made in Bristol Ferry, Rhode Island, United States
Depicted Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Franklin Porter; by inheritance to his daughter Helen Porter Philbrick.(1910–2011), Duxbury, Mass.; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2006

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 203.

Graham C. Boettcher, “A Family Tradition: The Silverwork of Franklin Porter and Helena Porter Philbrick,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 91, fig. 2.

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.