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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Moulinar, American, born 1722

Teapot

ca. 1765

Silver

6 7/8 × 9 3/4 in. (17.5 × 24.8 cm)
base: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1047
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

R.T.H. Halsey, New York, NY; Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY.

Bibliography: 

American Silver, the Work of Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Silversmiths, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1906), 74, no. 188, pl. 18.

Henry W. Kent and Florence N. Levy, The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1909), 114, no. 395, ill.

R. T. Haines Halsey, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Silver Used in New York, New Jersey, and the South, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1911), 38, no. 81.

Clara Louise Avery, American Silver of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920), cxxxv, fig. 51.

E. Alfred Jones, Old Silver of Europe and America (London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928), 33.

Clara Louise Avery, Early American Silver (New York: The Century Co., 1930), 151, pl. 43, ill.

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 46.

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. 95, no. 651, ill.

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