American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jacobus van der Spiegel, American, 1668–1708

Tankard

ca. 1700–1708

Silver

7 13/16 in. (19.8 cm) other (Lip): 5 3/16 in.(13.2 cm) base (Base): 6 1/16 in.(15.4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1348
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Originally owned by Gerritie Dreier, Coeymans, N.Y.; R. T. H. Halsey, New York; Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Henry W. Kent and Florence N. Levy, The Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1909), vol. 2, p. 131, no. 485.

R. T. Haines Halsey, Catalogue of an Exhibition of Silver Used in New York, New Jersey, and the South, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1911), 57, no. 485.

R. T. Haines Halsey and Elizabeth Tower, The Homes of Our Ancestors as Shown in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1935), 30, fig. 19.

New York Silversmiths of the Seventeenth Century, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1962), no. 90.

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. 23, no. 570, 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.