American Decorative Arts
Maker, attributed to: John Tanner, 1713–1785

Sword

ca. 1740

Silver

other (Handle): 6 in.(15.2 cm) other (Blade): 30 1/4 in.(76.8 cm) other (Scabberd): 1/2 x 29 x 2 1/2 in.(1.27 x 73.66 x 6.35 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1441a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Geography: 
Made in Newport, Rhode Island, North America
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Rev. Pres. George B. Cutten, “The Ten Eyck Silversmiths,” Antiques vol. 42, no. 6 (December 1942): 303, no. 6.

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. 1, p. 286, no. 477.

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.