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Hiram Yale, American, 1799 - 1831, active 1822 - 1831, Wallingford, Connecticut

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1822-1831

Britannia metal (pewter variant), ebonized insulator and handle

Base: 3 3/4 in. (9.6 cm)

Overall: 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift from the collection of Ethel and Robert E. Asher, Class of 1931

M.991.7.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked, on inside bottom: H YALE. / WALLINGFORD [in circle (Laughlin #444)]

Exhibition History

American Pewter [A small case exhibition primarily of loans and promised gifts], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 1985-February, 1986.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 202, no. 176.

Provenance

Garland Pass, Avon, Connecticut; Robert E. Asher (1910-2008) and Ethel Watson Asher (1905-1987), Washington, D.C., 1983; given to present collection, 1987.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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