American Decorative Arts
Maker: Henry Will, American, ca. 1735–1802

Foot Warmer

ca. 1761–93

Pewter

10 11/16 x 5 7/8 x 12 in. (27.1 x 14.9 x 30.5 cm) other (Body): 6 11/16 in.(17 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.302
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
or made in Albany, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, 2 vols. (Boston: Barre Publishers, 1940), n.p., pl. 42, fig. 272.

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 9, 44-45, no. 161, ill.

Charles F. Montgomery, A History of American Pewter (New York: Dutton, 1973), 195, fig. 12–8.

Charles F. Montgomery and Patricia E. Kane, eds., American Art: 1750–1800 Towards Independence, exh. cat. (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 215, 306, fig. 176.

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.

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