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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Philip Garrett, 1780–1851

Tea caddy

1817

Silver

9 1/4 × 5 3/16 × 7 13/16 in. (23.5 × 13.2 × 19.8 cm)
other (Body): 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1389
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), 125, pl. 31.

From Colony to Nation; an Exhibition of American Painting, Silver and Architecture from 1650 to the War of 1812, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949), 93–94, 121, no. 170, ill.

John Marshall Phillips, “Masterpieces in American Silver in Public Collections: Part IV, Rococo and Federal Periods,” Antiques 56 (July 1949): 45, ill.

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. 221, no. 893.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 109, 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.