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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Shorey, Jr., British, w. c. 1708 - 1732
Maker, formerly attributed to: Smith and Morey, w. 1841

Pair of Flagons

1708–32

Pewter

12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
rim: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
base: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.726a-b
Geography: 
Made in London, England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1960; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Graham Hood, American Pewter: Garvan and Other Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1965), 33, no. 136.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 59–61, 79, no. 251, ill.

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.