American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Will, 1696–1775

Beaker

1752–75

Pewter

4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) other (rim): 3 3/4 in.(9.5 cm)
Given in memory of Thomas D. Williams, B.A. 1931, by his family and friends
1980.91
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Gift in 1980 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 70.

Donald M. Herr, “Marked American Beakers,” Pewter Collectors’ Club of America Bulletin 8, no. 5 (March 1982): 197, fig. 6.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 18, 54, 80, no. 247, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 114, 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.