American Decorative Arts
Maker: Myer Myers, American, 1723–1795

Porringer

ca. 1765

Silver

2 in. (5.1 cm) other: 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm) other (Handle): 2 9/16 in.(6.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1103
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.