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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Jay Thomas Stauffer, American, 1933–2012

Plate

ca. 1965

Pewter

5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
other: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1985.6.1
Geography: 
Made in Lititz, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Found in storage in 1985.

Bibliography: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, Volume III (Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1971), 167, pl. 111, fig. 901.

William O. Blaney, “Fakes and Fancies,” Pewter Collectors’ Club of America Bulletin 7, no. 4 (August 1976): 146.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 50, 79, no. 242, 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.