American Decorative Arts
Maker: Gabriel Lewyn, American, w. ca. 1768–1780

Teapot

1770–80

Silver

6 x 3 x 9 1/4 in. (15.2 x 7.6 x 23.5 cm)
John Marshall Phillips Collection
1955.10.4
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Geography: 
Made in Baltimore, Maryland
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Sidney T. Manning; Walter M. Jeffords, Glen Riddle, Pa.

Bibliography: 

J. Hall Pleasants and Howard Sill, Maryland Silversmiths, 1715–1830, 2 (Harrison, N.Y.: Robert Alan Green, 1930), 157, pl. 22, ill.

Helen Comstock, “The John Marshall Phillips Collection,” Antiques 68 (December 1955): 556, ill.

American Silver and Art Treasures: An Exhibition, exh. cat. (London: The English Speaking Union, 1960), 59, no. 180.

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. 2, p. 247, no. 959, ill.

Charles F. Montgomery and Patricia E. Kane, eds., American Art: 1750–1800 Towards Independence, exh. cat. (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1976), 192–93, fig. 147.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 162, 178, no. 170, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 107, ill.

Sarah D. Coffin and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel, Rococo: The Continuing Curve, 1730–2008 (New York: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, National Design Museum, 2008), 132–33, fig. 59.

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.