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“New Accessions in Decorative Arts,” The Art Institute of Chicago Quarterly, Vol. 55 No. 4, (December, 1960), p. 4 (ill.).
Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), fig. 9 (ill.) p. 29.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Antiquarian Society: The First One Hundred Years, Apr. 23–June 19, 1977, cat. 182, as Creampot.
Grizzelle Eastwicke Apthorp (1708–1796) (m. Charles (1698-1758), 1726), Boston; to her granddaughter, Sarah Wentworth Apthorp Perez Morton (1759–1846), Dorchester, MA, by 1796. Venetia S. Gale (died 1944), Washington, DC; by descent to Mrs. Emiscah (sic) Gale Davis (1881–1964), Washington, DC, before 1960; with James Graham and Sons, New York, by 1960; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1960.
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