American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Hamlin, Sr., American, 1746–1801
Maker or: Samuel Ely Hamlin, American, 1774–1864

Plate

1767–1856

Pewter

11/16 in. (1.8 cm) other: 9 3/16 in. (23.4 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Alfred E. Bissell in memory of her husband
1978.27.4
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th 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.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 39, 78, no. 227, 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.