American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Skinner, American, 1720–1792

Basin

1752–90

Pewter

2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) other: 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.197
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, 2 vols. (Boston: Barre Publishers, 1940), 74, pl. 45, fig. 295.

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 14, no. 8.

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