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American Decorative Arts

Porringer

1750–1800

Pewter

1 15/16 in. (5 cm)
rim: 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm)
other (with handle): 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm)
Charles F. Montgomery Collection
1985.8.3
Geography: 
Made in Massachusetts
or made in Rhode Island
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Charles F. Montgomery, to 1985; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Wendell D. Garrett, “Living with Antiques: The Home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Montgomery,” Antiques (January 1972): 190.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 64, no. 257, ill.

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 54.

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.