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Maker: Benjamin Greene, American, 1712–1776

Caster

ca. 1735–41

Silver

3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm) other (Lip): 1 5/16 in.(3.3 cm) base (Base): 1 9/16 in.(4 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1941.246
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

The Gale family, Troy, NY; gift in 1941 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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, pp. 147–48, no. 178, ill.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 508.

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.