American Decorative Arts
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Manufacturer: William Ellis Tucker, American, active ca. 1826–32, died 1832
Manufacturer: Tucker and Hulme, American, active 1828–1829
Manufacturer: Tucker and Hemphill, w. 1831-1838
Manufacturer: Joseph Hemphill, American, 1770–1842

Butter Cooler

1826–38

Soft-paste porcelain

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1300
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Manufactured in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Dr. Edwin AtLee Barber (1851–1916), Philadelphia; consigned by his estate to Samuel T. Freeman and Company, Philadelphia, December 10–11, 1917, lot 9; sold to Francis P. Garvan, New York; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

Bibliography: 

Samuel T. Freeman and Co., Philadelphia, Pa., The Collection of the Late Edwin AtLee Barber, A.M., Ph.D., sale cat. (1917), 8, lot 9.

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.