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Maker: Griffen, Smith & Company, American, 1882–1889
Maker, formerly attributed to: Phoenixville Pottery, American

Jewel Tray

1882–88

Earthenware

7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (19.7 × 14.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1847
Geography: 
Made in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Dr. Edwin AtLee Barber (1851–1916), Philadelphia; consigned by his estate to Samuel T. Freeman and Company, Philadelphia, December 10–11, 1917, lot 566; 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), 88, lot 566.

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.