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American Decorative Arts
Maker, formerly attributed to: Job Prince, American, 1680–1704

Pepper box

1700–1710

Silver

3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
other (Lip): 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
base: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1934.339
Geography: 
Probably made in England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1934; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, p. 232, no. 331, ill.

Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut, Early Connecticut Silver, 1700–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1935), 32, no. 137.

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.