American Decorative Arts
Maker: Myer Myers, American, 1723–1795

Dish cross

ca. 1770

Silver

3 1/16 x 10 13/16 in. (7.8 x 27.5 cm)
Anonymous gift for the John Marshall Phillips Collection
1960.22
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Vincent D. Andrus, New York, NY; Walter M. Jeffords, Glen Riddle, Pa.

Bibliography: 

Exhibition of Works in Silver and Gold by Myer Myers: A Checklist of Objects Exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, exh. cat. (Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1954), no. 47.

Jeanette W. Rosenbaum, Myer Myers, Goldsmith, 1723–1795 (Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1954), 112.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 81, no. 219.

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. 104, no. 660, ill.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 110, no. 101, ill.

David L. Barquist, Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 189–90, no. 92, ill.

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.