Porringer Maker: Myer Myers (American, 1723–1795)

ca. 1765

American Decorative Arts

On view, 1st floor, American Decorative Arts before 1900




2 in. (5.1 cm)
other: 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
other (Handle): 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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 records is ongoing.


  • David L. Barquist, Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 132–33, no. 46, 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. 105, no. 661, ill.
  • Exhibition of Works in Silver and Gold by Myer Myers: A Checklist of Objects Exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, exh. cat. (Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1954), no. 58.
  • Jeanette W. Rosenbaum, Myer Myers, Goldsmith, 1723–1795 (Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1954), 115.
  • John Marshall Phillips, "Additions to the Garvan Collection of Silver," Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 8, no. 1 (June 1937): 9–11, ill.

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"Myers" in small conforming punch inside bowl

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