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Maker: Joseph Dodge, American, 1776–1849


ca. 1810

Dark brown glazed redware

3 1/4 × 3 in. (8.3 × 7.6 cm)
other: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
Made in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
On view
19th century
Containers - Ceramics

Gift to Jabez Dodge (1804–1884), Portsmouth, N.H. from his father (the maker) Joseph Dodge (1776–1849) [note 1]; sold to Albert R. Crittenden (1843–1921), Middletown, Conn., in March 1880 for Irving W. Lyon (1849–1896), Hartford, Conn.; 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

Note 1: According to an interview of Jabez Dodge by Albert R. Crittenden in 1880 (Lyon card #13, departmental records, YUAG).

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.