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American Decorative Arts
Maker, attributed to: Godfrey Shiving, active ca. 1779

Teapot and stand

ca. 1790

Silver

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.51a-b
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Jacob and Margaret (Bartleson) Benners (b. 1790); his son, George W. Benners; his daughter, Nannie M. Benners, Beach Haven, N.J.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y. (1931).

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. 220, no. 891, ill.

Philadelphia Silver, 1682–1800: Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, April 14–May 27, 1956, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1956), no. 472, 473.

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.