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American Decorative Arts
Maker: William H. Ewan, American, active ca. 1849–59

Sugar Sifter

ca. 1800

Silver

other: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1286
Geography: 
Made in Charleston, South Carolina
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
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. 255, no. 982.

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