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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Simpson, Hall, Miller and Company, American, 1866–1898

Three piece tea service

ca. 1875

Silverplated nickel silver

Gift of Stewart G. Rosenblum, J.D. 1974, M.A. 1974, M.Phil. 1976, Ph.D. 2010
Manufactured in Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
19th century
Containers - Metals

Originally owned by William H. Heindle (1828-1916) and his wife Leah Shafer (1837-1921) who lived at 251 North High Street in Baltimore from ca. 1855 until 1916; descended to their daughter Florence heindle (Mrs. Robert) Hill (1863-1955); to her daughter Jane W. Hill (1896-1978); to Jane's brother, Robert W. Hill, from whom purchased.


“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 139.

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