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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Joseph Richardson Jr., American, 1752–1831

Sugar bowl with cover

ca. 1790–1800

Silver

11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm)
other (Lip): 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
base: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1437a-b
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, North America
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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. 413.

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. 196, no. 857.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 108, 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.