Porringer Maker: Bartholomew Schaats (American, 1670–1758)


American Decorative Arts

Not on view



2 in. (5.1 cm)
other (bowl): 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
other (Handle): 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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Robert Ensko, Inc., New York; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, 1918; gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • 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. 29, no. 575, ill
  • New York Silversmiths of the Seventeenth Century, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1962), no. 63
  • Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 63
  • Clara Louise Avery, Early American Silver (New York: The Century Co., 1930), 148, pl. 25, ill
  • Edward Wenham, "Early American Porringers," Antiquarian 11, no. 4 (November 1928), 56, ill
  • E. Alfred Jones, Old Silver of Europe and America (London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928), 25, pl. 7
  • Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Miniatures, and Silver, assembled by Washington Loan Exhibition Committee, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1925),
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"B.S" over leaf, in heart on bottom


"MWC" engraved on bottom

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