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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Bartholomew Schaats, American, 1670–1758

Tankard

ca. 1700

Silver

7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm) other (Lip): 4 3/4 in.(12.1 cm) base (Base): 5 3/8 in.(13.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.995
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
17th–18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Henry H. Taylor, Bridgeport, Conn., by 1926; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1926–30; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 64.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 84, no. 236, fig. 89.

New York Silversmiths of the Seventeenth Century, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1962), no. 66.

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. 28, no. 574, 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.