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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Manufacturer: Fenton’s Works, American, 1847–1848
Proprietor: Christopher Webber Fenton, American, 1806–1865

Two Pitchers

1847–48

Parian ware

8 3/16 × 5 7/16 × 7 5/8 in. (20.8 × 13.81 × 19.37 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1774a-b
Geography: 
Manufactured in Bennington, Vermont, United States
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

b: Dr. Edwin Atlee Barber (1851–1916), Philadelphia; consigned by his estate to Samuel T. Freeman and Company, Philadelphia, December 10–11, 1917, lot 326, sold to Francis P. Garvan, New York; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

Bibliography: 

Samuel T. Freeman and Co., Philadelphia, Pa., The Collection of the Late Edwin AtLee Barber, A.M., Ph.D., sale cat. (1917), 59, lot 326 (for 1931.1774b).

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 262–64, no. 154, 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.