American Decorative Arts
Maker: William Pollard, 1690–1740

Cann

ca. 1715–25

Silver

5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
other (Lip): 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
base: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Anonymous gift for the John Marshall Phillips Collection
1954.10.1
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Walter M. Jeffords, Glen Riddle, PA; gift in 1954 to 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. 1, p. 93, no. 104, ill.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 779.

Helen Comstock, “The John Marshall Phillips Collection,” Antiques 68 (December 1955): 554, ill.

Graham Hood, American Silver: A History of Style, 1650–1900 (New York: Praeger, 1971), 113, 115, fig. 109.

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.