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American Decorative Arts
Maker: William Will, American, 1742–1798

Tankard

ca. 1764–98

Pewter

7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm)
other (at base): 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm)
other (at rim): 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.806
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 7, 53, 55, no. 188, ill.

Suzanne Hamilton, “The Pewter of William Will: A Checklist,” Winterthur Portfolio 7 (1972): p. 154, no. 144.

Charles F. Montgomery and Patricia E. Kane, eds., American Art: 1750–1800 Towards Independence, exh. cat. (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 221, fig. 190.

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