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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Richard Van Dyck, American, 1717–1770

Tankard

ca. 1745

Silver

7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm) other (Lip): 4 3/4 in.(12.1 cm) base (Base): 5 3/4 in.(14.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.94
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

John Nelson; his granddaughter, Rebecca (Lloyd) Hillhouse; her daughter, Rebecca Woolsey (Hillhouse) Heint; her son, Henry Stuart Heint; his daughter, Mrs. Valery Harvard; Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY

Bibliography: 

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 90.

An Exhibition of Early American Silver, January 1st to 28th, 1945, in the Morgan Memorial of the Wadsworth Atheneum, exh. cat. (Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum, 1945), 21, no. 160.

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, pp. 90–91, no. 647, 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.