American Decorative Arts
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Beaker

ca. 1680–90

Silver

6 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. (16.8 x 11.7 cm, 338 g) base (Base): 3 1/2 in.(8.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1241
Culture: 
American or British
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in New England
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Originally owned by Mrs. Sarah Hall; First Congregational Church, Ipswich, Mass.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

E. Alfred Jones, The Old Silver of American Churches (Letchworth, England: National Society of Colonial Dames of America, 1913), 226, pl. 78, ill.

“Advertisement,” Antiques 2 (November 1922): 196.

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. 1, p. 315, no. 543, 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.