American Decorative Arts
Maker, formerly attributed to: Samuel Soumain, w. c. 1740 - 1765

Mustard pot

ca. 1790–1800

Silver

3 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 4 1/16 in. (8.4 x 5.6 x 10.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1275
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Luke V. Lockwood, Greenwich, Conn.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y. (1929).

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), 97, no. 212.

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), 118.

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. 268. no. 1015, ill.

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