American Decorative Arts
Maker: Delftfield, founded 1748

Plate

1750–70

Tin-glazed earthenware

h.: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
diam.: 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm)
Gift of Henry Baldwin, B.A. 1874
1906.11
Geography: 
Made in Glasgow, Scotland
Owned in West Hartford, Connecticut
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Henry Baldwin (1850–1918), South Canterbury, Conn., 1876 [see note 1]; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1906

Note 1: According to a note on the registrar card, Baldwin purchased the plate in 1876 from a member of the Millard family of West Hartford, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Vanessa Habib, Making for America: Transatlantic Craftsmanship: Scotland and the Americas in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Edinburgh: Society of Antiquries of Scotland, 2013), 131.

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.