American Decorative Arts
Maker: Elisha Kirk, American, died 1790

Porringer-Basin

ca. 1781–90

Pewter

2 in. (5.1 cm) other (at rim): 5 5/16 in.(13.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.748
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in York, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

L. G. Myers

Bibliography: 

Louis Guerineau Myers, Some Notes on American Pewterers (New York: Country Life, 1926), 51, ill.

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 8, 53, 56, no. 193, ill.

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