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Maker, attributed to: William Will, American, 1742–1798

Salt

ca. 1764–98

Pewter

2 3/8 in. (6 cm) other (at base): 2 3/8 in.(6 cm) other (at rim): 2 1/2 in.(6.4 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Montgomery
1964.55.1
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 6, 53, no. 190, ill.

Suzanne Hamilton, “The Pewter of William Will: A Checklist,” Winterthur Portfolio 7 (1972): p. 148, no. 107.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 40–41, no. 13.

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.