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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Philip Syng, Jr., American, 1703–1789

Salt

ca. 1740

Silver

1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
other: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1130
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Luke V. Lockwood, Greenwich, Conn.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y. (1929).

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), 98, no. 215.

W. L. Harris, “Some Significant Silver,” Antiques 9, no. 3 (March 1926): 159, 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. 178, no. 824, 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.