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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Wolfe Forbes, American, 1781–1864

Beaker

ca. 1800–1810

Silver

3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
other (Lip): 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
base: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.304
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 153, no. 757.

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.