American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Hamlin, Sr., American, 1746–1801

Porringer

1767–ca. 1790

Pewter

1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm) other (rim): 5 3/8 in.(13.6 cm) other (with handle): 7 3/4 in.(19.7 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Alfred E. Bissell in memory of her late husband
1978.27.3
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in Hartford, Connecticut
or made in Middletown, Connecticut
or made in Providence, Rhode Island
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Princton, New Jersey; purchased from Laughlin's estate through Thomas D. and Constance R. Williams, Litchfield, Conn, to 1978; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1978,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 2 (Summer 1979): 60.

Gerald W. R. Ward, “American Pewter, Brass, and Iron in the Yale University Art Gallery,” Antiques (June 1980): 1306, fig. 5.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 17–18, 38–39, 78, no. 225, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 115, 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.