Ice Urn, Goblets, and Slop Bowl Manufacturer: Meriden Britannia Company (American, 1852–1898)
Honorand: Lucius A. Barbour, American, 1846–1922
Patron: First Regiment, Connecticut National Guard

about 1884

American Decorative Arts

Not on view
Medium

Silver-plated and parcel-gilt white metal and porcelain

Dimensions

25 9/16 × 12 13/16 × 16 3/4 in. (65 × 32.5 × 42.6 cm)

Credit Line

Yale University Art Gallery

Accession Number

1995.35.1.1-.4

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

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
Bibliography
  • 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
  • "Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96), 138, ill
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

bowls (vessels), goblets

Marks

On a tab on base of ice water container "MERIDEN / MERIDEN BRITANNIA," struck incuse, around circumference of circle with scales within shield at center; "MERIDEN BRITANNIA / MERIDEN CT," struck incuse, around circumference of abutting circle with "QUADRUPLE," at center; "PATD[D superscript with underscore] JUNE 13, 1868 / PATD[D superscript with underscore] NOV. 3D[D superscript with underscore], 1868 / 54"

Inscriptions

"LB / From the Field and Staff / 1st Reg t[t superscript] / CNG," engraved, on lide

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