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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Allen Porter, American

Pair of Lamps

1830–35

Pewter

8 13/16 in. (22.4 cm) other (at base): 4 5/16 in.(11 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.731a-b
Geography: 
Made in Westbrook, Maine
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

L. G. Myers

Bibliography: 

Louis Guerineau Myers, Some Notes on American Pewterers (New York: Country Life, 1926), 46, ill.

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 32, no. 131, 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.