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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Coney, American, 1655–1722

Caster

ca. 1710

Silver

5 1/8 × 1 5/8 in. (13 × 4.1 cm) D of base
Gift of Marcella R. Putnam
1977.87
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1977,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 1 (Fall 1978): 74.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 323.

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.