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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Frederick Bassett, American, 1740–1800

Tankard

ca. 1761–1800

Pewter

7 in. (17.8 cm)
base: 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
rim: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
other (Cover): 6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.809
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
or made in Hartford, Connecticut
Status: 
On view
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), 37, 39, no. 148, ill.

Judith Bernstein et al., The Eye of the Beholder: Fakes, Replicas, and Alterations in American Art, ed. Gerald W. R. Ward, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1977), 80, fig. 110.

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