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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Peter Van Dyck, American, 1684–1751


ca. 1720


7 3/4 × 8 1/8 in. (19.7 × 20.6 cm)
other (Lip): 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
base: 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
Made in New York, New York
Not on view
18th century
Containers - Metals

Johannes Van Brugh (m. 1695), New York; his sister, Catherine (Van Brugh) Van Rensselaer (m. 1689); Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (m. 1742); Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (m. 1791); John Van Rensselaer (m. 1816); Ann Elizabeth (Van Rensselaer) Hoff (m. 1847); Elizabeth Dunkin (Hoff) Greene (m. 1880); Ann Dunkin (Greene) Bates (m. 1908); Elizabeth Munsell Bates, Summit, N.J. (1938).


John Henry Buck, Old Plate, Its Makers and Marks, 2d ed. (New York: Gorham Manufacturing Company, 1903), 117, ill.

Katherine B. Hastings, “Peter Van Dyck of New York, Goldsmith part I,” Antiques 31 (May 1937): 238, fig. 8.

V. Isabelle Miller, Silver by New York Makers, Late 17th Century to 1900, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1937), 34, 69, no. 339, ill.

Stephen G. C. Ensko, American Silversmiths and Their Marks, 3 (New York: Ensko, Inc., 1948), 61.

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), 77, pl. 16, ill.

John Marshall Phillips, “Masterpieces in American Silver in Public Collections: Part II, 1700–1750,” Antiques 55, no. 2 (February 1949): 119, ill.

John Marshall Phillips, “The Mabel Brady Garvan Collection of Silver at Yale University,” Connoisseur Year Book (1953): 73, pl. 11.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 87, no. 261.

John Marshall Phillips, Early American Silver Selected from the Mabel Garvan Collection, Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1960), no. 16c, ill.

Masterpieces of American Silver: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January 15–February 14, 1960, exh. cat. (Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1960), 82, no. 224.

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 47, no. 593, ill.

Graham Hood, American Silver: A History of Style, 1650–1900 (New York: Praeger, 1971), 105, 107, fig. 95.

Natalie Zemon Davis, Marybeth De Filippis, and Joyce D. Goodfriend, Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick, exh. cat. (New York: Bard Graduate Center, 2009), 324–25, fig. 167a.

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