Patch box Maker, attributed to: Edward Webb (American, 1666–1718)

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

13/16 × 1 15/16 in. (2.1 × 4.92 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number

1934.364a-b

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Benjamin and Elizabeth Brame; to their daughter, Elizabeth Brame (b. 1694); General John Glover; Herbert Lawton, Boston, Massachusetts; purchased by Henry H. Taylor, Bridgeport, Conn.; purchased by Francis P. Garvan), New York, to 1934; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 954
  • 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, pp. 50, 52, no. 44, ill
  • John Marshall Phillips, Masterpieces of New England Silver, 1650–1800: An Exhibition Held June 18 through September 10, 1939, Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1939), 80, no. 186
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Additional information

Marks

"EW" [Roman] in rectangle (inside bottom and inside cover).

Inscriptions

"MB Exdono to EB / Eliza [the "a" superscript above a dot] Brame / John Glover" [last line added later], engraved on bottom.

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