American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Brevoort, w. c. 1742 - 1764

Covered porringer

ca. 1745

Silver

4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) other (bowl): 5 15/16 in.(15.1 cm) other (Handle): 2 5/16 in.(5.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1179a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
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), 8, no. 21.

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), 67.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 75, no. 177.

John Marshall Phillips, Early American Silver Selected from the Mabel Garvan Collection, Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1960), no. 18, 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. 84, no. 639, ill.

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