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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Hugh Wishart, American, active ca. 1793–1824
Honorand: Gertrude Kemble, American, 1759–1806

Coffin Plate for Gertrude Kemble

1806

Silver

5 9/16 × 6 3/4 in., 9 oz. (14.1 × 17.1 cm, 180 dwt)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.183
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, N. Y.

Bibliography: 

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. 155, no. 761.

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