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American Decorative Arts
Maker, possibly by: Alexander Vuille, w. c. 1766

Camp Cup

ca. 1790–1800

Silver

see remarks: 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Muriel Alvord Ward, B.F.A. 1930, in memory of her father, George Buell Alvord, B.A. 1895
1960.18.2
Geography: 
Probably made in Maryland
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Maj. John Hutchinson Buell (1753–1813), Hebron, Conn.; by descent to his daughter Mrs. Saul Alvord (née Phebe Buell, 1787–1857), Hebron and later Bolton, Conn.; by descent to her son Charles Buell Alvord (1825–1901), Torrington, Conn.; by descent to his son George Buell Alvord (1871–1935), Torrington, Conn.; by descent to his daughter Muriel Alvord Ward (1900–1960), Torrington, Conn.; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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. 270, no. 1023.

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.