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American Decorative Arts
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Manufacturer: Meriden Britannia Company, American, 1852–1898
Honorand: Lucius A. Barbour, American, 1846–1922
Patron: First Regiment, Connecticut National Guard

Ice Urn, Goblets, and Slop Bowl

about 1884

Silver-plated and parcel-gilt white metal and porcelain

25 9/16 × 12 13/16 × 16 3/4 in. (65 × 32.5 × 42.6 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
Made in Meriden, Connecticut
Not on view
19th century
Containers - Metals

Presented by the First Regiment of the Connecticut National Guard to Lucius A. Barbour (1846–1922), Hartford, Connecticut. William M. Schwind, Jr., Antiques and Fine Arts, Yarmouth, Maine; sold to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1995


“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 138, ill.

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 339, no. 218, 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.