American Decorative Arts
Designer: Robert Ball Hughes, American, 1806–1868
Maker: James Thomson, American, active ca. 1834–41

Presentation Vase, “The McKeon Vase”

1837

Silver

23 1/2 x 16 5/8 x 10 1/4 in., 311 oz (59.69 x 42.16 x 26.04 cm)
Josephine Setze Fund for the John Marshall Phillips Collection
2011.50.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

John McKeon, New York, 1838-unknown; sold Christie's, New York, May 19, 2010, lot 216; Spencer-Marks, Southampton, Mass., 2010-present

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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