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American Decorative Arts

Plate

1760–70

Earthenware with tortoise-shell glaze

other (Top): 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
base: 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1953
Geography: 
Made in Leeds, England
or made in Staffordshire, England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased in New England by 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

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.