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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Benjamin Wynkoop, Jr., American, 1705–1766

Salver

ca. 1730

Silver

6 7/16 × 8 3/8 in., 360 g (16.35 × 21.27 cm)
Josephine Setze Fund for the John Marshall Phillips Collection
2013.44.1
Geography: 
Made in Fairfield, Connecticut
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Charity Floyd Nicoll Johnson (1692–1758) and Rev. Samuel Johnson (1696–1772), Stratford, Connecticut, and later New York. James H. Halpin (1902–1992), Bronxville, New York; consigned by his estate to Christie's, New York, January 22, 1993, lot 90; Jonathan Trace, 18th and 19th century American Silver and Antiques, Pleasant Valley, New York; Alice and Thomas Kugelman, West Hartford, Connecticut; Sotheby's, New York, January 25, 2013

Bibliography: 

Christie’s, New York, Important American Silver: The Collection of James H. Halpin, sale cat. (January 22, 1993), lot 90.

Peter J. Bohan and Philip Hammerslough, Early Connecticut Silver 1700–1840 (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2007), p. 52, pl. 29.

Sotheby’s, New York, Important Americana, sale cat. (January 25–26, 2013), p. 129, lot 232, ill.

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