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Maker: Peter Van Dyck, American, 1684–1751

Snuff Box

ca. 1705–20

Silver, tortoiseshell

11/16 × 2 7/8 × 2 1/4 in. (1.7 × 7.3 × 5.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1064a-b
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Luke Vincent Lockwood, Greenwich, Conn.; Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937), New York; gift 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Katherine B. Hastings, “Peter Van Dyck of New York, Goldsmith, 1684-1750 part II,” Antiques 31 (June 1937): 302, fig. 13.

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, pp. 45–46, no. 591, ill.

Natalie Zemon Davis, Marybeth De Filippis, and Joyce D. Goodfriend, Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick, exh. cat. (New York: Bard Graduate Center, 2009), 311–12, no. 158, fig. 158a, 158b.

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.