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Bottle

1750–60

Tin-glazed earthenware

8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
base: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
other: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1854
Geography: 
Probably made in Liverpool, England
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Unknown New England owner; sold to Irving W. Lyon (1849–1896), Hartford, Conn., 1877-80; bequeathed to Irving P. Lyon (1870–1944), Buffalo, N.Y., 1896; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, 1929; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1931

Bibliography: 

Jane Wildgoose, Promiscuous Assemblage, Friendship and the Order of Things, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale Center for British Art, 2009), 22, no. 105.

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.