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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Adrian Bancker, American, 1703–1772

Tankard

ca. 1725–1740

Silver

6 11/16 in. (17 cm) other (Lip): 4 1/4 in.(10.8 cm) base (Base): 5 1/16 in.(12.9 cm)
John Marshall Phillips Collection
1956.10.1
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Joseph B. Brenauer, New York, NY; Walter M. Jeffords, Glenn Riddle, PA.

Bibliography: 

V. Isabelle Miller, Silver by New York Makers, Late 17th Century to 1900, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1937), 2, no. 17, ill.

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, Important Early American Silver: Watches, Snuff Boxes, and other Bibelots, sale cat. (October 11, 1946), 32, ill.

Josephine Setze, “American Art,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 23 (February 1957): 21, 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, pp. 78–79, no. 628, 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.