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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Danforth, American, 1774–1816

Bowl

1795–1816

Pewter

3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
rim: 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.760
Geography: 
Made in Hartford, Connecticut
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, 2 vols. (Boston: Barre Publishers, 1940), n.p., pl. 73, fig. 245.

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 22, no. 74.

Charles F. Montgomery, A History of American Pewter (New York: Dutton, 1973), 62, fig. 4–6.

Charles F. Montgomery and Patricia E. Kane, eds., American Art: 1750–1800 Towards Independence, exh. cat. (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 230, fig. 202.

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.