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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Nicholas Roosevelt, American, 1715–1769

Teapot

ca. 1755–65

Silver

6 1/8 × 9 1/16 in. (15.6 × 23 cm)
base: 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.95
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Hermann F. Clarke, Boston, Mass.; Francis P. Garvan, New York, NY (1932).

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. 88, no. 644, ill.

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 60.

V. Isabelle Miller, Silver by New York Makers, Late 17th Century to 1900, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1937), 26, no. 256.

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.