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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2014.527.3
People
Thomas Fletcher (Alstead, New Hampshire 1787-1842 New Jersey)
Sidney Gardiner (Mattituck, New York 1787-1866 Mexico)
Title
Milk pot for "Four-piece Tea/Coffee Service"
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1813
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/352182
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
14.5 x 15.3 cm (5 11/16 x 6 in.)
28.35 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • coat of arms: engraved on front: an elephant's head with a snake issuing from its mouth and wrapping around its trunk [Appleton family coat of arms]
Provenance
Daniel Appleton (1813?), by inheritance; to William Sumner Appleton, Boston, MA, by inheritance; to Sumner Appleton Weld, Marblehead, MA, sold; [to Mr. David Marcus] sold; to Stephen Juvelis, Lynn, MA, gift; to Stuart P. Feld and his wife, 1988, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2014.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Accession Year
2014
Object Number
2014.527.3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Donald L. Fennimore, "Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner: the Stylistic Development of their Domestic Silver", Antiques (October 1972), pp. 642-649, p. 643 repr. as fig. 1

Stuart P. Feld, Boston in the Age of Neo-Classicism: 1810-1840, Hirschl & Adler Galleries (New York, 1999), p. 77, cat. 39

Donald L. Fennimore and Ann K. Wagner, Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner 1808-1842, exh. cat., Antique Collector's Club Ltd. (Suffolk, UK, 2007), p. 74 and repr. as fig. 5.3

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