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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.193
People
Myer Myers, American (New York 1723 - 1795 New York)
Title
Waiter
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1765
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/369963
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
21 cm (8 1/4 in.)
312 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: reverse, stamped: Myers [mark of Myer Myers]
  • maker's mark: reverse, stamped: Myers [mark of Myer Myers]
  • inscription: bottom, scratch weight: oz / 11 1/4
Provenance
[Skinner Inc., Marlborough and Boston, November 6, 2005, lot 350], sold; to Daniel and Susan Pollack, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Pollack Collection, gift of Daniel A. Pollack AB ’60 and Susan F. Pollack AB ’64
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.193
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

American Furniture & Decorative Arts, auct. cat., Skinner, Inc. (Boston, November 6, 2005), p. 114, lot 350, repr.

Jeanne Sloane, Early American Silver in the collection of Daniel A. Pollack, Privately Published (Boston [?], 2019), cat. no. 18, repr.

"Harvard Art Museums Receive Important Gift of American Silver", Artfixdaily Artwire ([e-journal], March 22, 2022), https://www.artfixdaily.com/artwire/release/6573-harvard-art-museums-receive-important-gift-of-american-silver, accessed March 24, 2022

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