American Decorative Arts
Maker: Thomas Danforth III, American, 1756–1840

Sugar Bowl

1777–1818

Pewter

3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm) other (at rim): 3 1/4 in.(8.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.732a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in Rocky Hill, Connecticut
or made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

L. G. Myers

Bibliography: 

Louis Guerineau Myers, Some Notes on American Pewterers (New York: Country Life, 1926), 19–23, ill.

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, 2 vols. (Boston: Barre Publishers, 1940), n.p., pl. 29, fig. 200.

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 18, no. 32, 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.