Bread basket Maker, formerly attributed to: George Aiken (American, 1765–1832)
Maker, formerly attributed to: E. Brown (American, active ca. 1807 - 1808)
Maker, possibly by: George Alexander (American, died 1801)
Maker, possibly by: Ephraim Brasher (American, 1744–1810)


American Decorative Arts

On view, 1st floor, American Decorative Arts before 1900



11 1/2 × 10 5/8 × 14 7/8 in. (29.2 × 27 × 37.8 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



19th century


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Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y.
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 109, ill
  • 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), 166, no. 174, 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. 249, no. 966
  • 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. 176
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Additional information


"GA" in chamfered rectangle and "EB" in rectangle under top of handle


"36 oz 18 dwt 0 grd" scratched on bottom

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