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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Paul Revere, American, 1735–1818

Sugar Bowl

1756–60

Silver

4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
other (Cover): 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
base: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.49a-b
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York; gift in 1932 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. 1, pp. 183–84, no. 238.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 827.

John Marshall Phillips, Masterpieces of New England Silver, 1650–1800: An Exhibition Held June 18 through September 10, 1939, Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1939), 72, no. 163.

E. P. Richardson, The French in America, 1520–1880, exh. cat. (Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 1951), n.p., no. 375.

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.