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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Reed and Barton, American, founded 1840

Tankard

1972–76

Spun lead-free pewter

7 1/2 × 7 9/16 in. (19.1 × 19.2 cm)
rim: 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm)
base: 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Gift of Reed and Barton
1977.38.1
Geography: 
Made in Taunton, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Gift in 1977 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Judith Bernstein et al., The Eye of the Beholder: Fakes, Replicas, and Alterations in American Art, ed. Gerald W. R. Ward, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1977), 80, fig. 109.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 46, 79, no. 238, 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.