American Decorative Arts

Salt

1650–1700

Pewter

2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm) base (base): 4 3/4 in.(12 cm) other (Collar): 4 1/4 in.(10.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Montgomery
1973.138.3
Culture: 
British
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Purchased from the Bozrah family of Norwich, CT, by a dealer (Knowlton) in Mansfield, CT; purchased by Charles F. Montgomery. Gift in 1973 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Wendell D. Garrett, “Living with Antiques: The Home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Montgomery,” Antiques (January 1972): 190.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 63, no. 253, ill.

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.