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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Daniel Deshon, American, 1698–1781

Creampot

ca. 1740–60

Silver

4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1131
Geography: 
Made in New London, Connecticut
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Luke V. Lockwood, Greenwich, Conn.; Francis P. Garvan, New York (1929); gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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), 63, no. 29.

E. P. Richardson, The French in America, 1520–1880, exh. cat. (Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1951), no. 352.

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), 18, no. 60, vol. 1, p. 236, no. 336.

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.