American Decorative Arts
Maker: Benjamin Burt, 1729–1805

Pair of punch strainers

ca. 1770

Silver

other (bowl): 4 1/2 in.(11.4 cm) other: 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1150a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

American Silver, the Work of Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Silversmiths, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1906), 44, no. 28, pl. 19, ill.

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), vol. 2, p. 94, no. 280.

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. 169, no. 216.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 238.

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.