American Decorative Arts
Maker: Thomas Danforth II, American, 1731–1782

Inkwell

1755–82

Pewter

2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) base (Base): 4 1/4 in.(10.8 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.296
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in Middletown, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 13-14, no. 4, ill.

Judith Bernstein et al., The Eye of the Beholder: Fakes, Replicas, and Alterations in American Art, ed. Gerald W. R. Ward, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1977), 51, fig. 59.

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