American Decorative Arts
Maker: Joseph Richardson, Sr., 1711–1784

Salver

ca. 1750–1760

Silver

1 3/16 in. (3 cm) other: 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1296
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Manufactured in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y.

Bibliography: 

An Introduction to Silver: Catalogue of an Exhibition on View Oct. 31, 1953–May 9, 1954, exh. cat. (Newark, N.J.: Newark Museum, 1953), no. 189.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 95, no. 317.

Philadelphia Silver, 1682–1800: Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, April 14–May 27, 1956, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1956), no. 399.

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. 185, no. 833, ill.

Martha Gandy Fales, Joseph Richardson and Family, Philadelphia Silversmiths (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1974), 109, fig. 78.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 34–35, 104–6, no. 89, 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.