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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Peter Van Dyck, American, 1684–1751

Tankard

ca. 1745

Silver

7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
other (Lip): 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
base: 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1063
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Phillip Livingston; his son, Edward Livingston; his daughter, Elizabeth Livingston Ludlow; her daughter, Mary Ludlow Hall; Miss Carol, New York, NY; Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY (1922).

Bibliography: 

Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Miniatures, and Silver, assembled by Washington Loan Exhibition Committee, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1925), 93, no. 184.

E. Alfred Jones, Old Silver of Europe and America (London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928), 21, pl. 3.

Clara Louise Avery, Early American Silver (New York: The Century Co., 1930), 143, pl. 24, ill.

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 86.

Katherine B. Hastings, “Peter Van Dyck of New York, Goldsmith, 1684-1750 part II,” Antiques 31 (June 1937): 304, fig. 19.

From Colony to Nation; an Exhibition of American Painting, Silver and Architecture from 1650 to the War of 1812, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949), 104, no. 213, ill.

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. 51, no. 596, 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), 39, fig. 38.

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