American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Gray, American, 1684–1713

Porringer

ca. 1705–13

Silver

1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm) other (bowl): 4 11/16 in.(11.9 cm) other (Handle): 2 11/16 in.(6.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1147
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Geography: 
Made in New London, Connecticut
or made in Boston, Massachusetts
Made in New London County
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut, Early Connecticut Silver, 1700–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1935), 22, no. 80.

Philip Hammerslough, Silver by Early Connecticut Makers, exh. cat. (Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum, 1954), 15, no. 43.

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. 1, p. 233, no. 332, ill.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 503.

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.