Harvard Art Museums receive American silver gift

Joseph Richardson Sr., American (Philadelphia 1711-1784), the Hannah Emelen Logan teapot, c. 1745. American, silver and wood, 14cm (5 1/2in.), 539 g. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, the Pollack collection, gift of Daniel A. Pollack AB ’60 and Susan F. Pollack AB ’64, 2020.199
Joseph Richardson Sr., American (Philadelphia 1711-1784), the Hannah Emelen Logan teapot, c. 1745. American, silver and wood, 14cm (5 1/2in.), 539 g. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, the Pollack collection, gift of Daniel A. Pollack AB ’60 and Susan F. Pollack AB ’64, 2020.199
Joseph Richardson Sr., American (Philadelphia 1711-1784), the Hannah Emelen Logan teapot, c. 1745. American, silver and wood, 14cm (5 1/2in.), 539 g. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, the Pollack collection, gift of Daniel A. Pollack AB ’60 and Susan F. Pollack AB ’64, 2020.199

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard Art Museums have received a gift of 21 works of 18th-century American silver from the collection of Daniel A. Pollack and Susan F. Pollack. The gift comprises a range of vessels and table implements intended for domestic use, including cups, bowls, spoons, tankards and teapots crafted by noted silversmiths from Boston, New York and Philadelphia.

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Chesapeake Bay museum wins important painting at Guyette & Deeter

Large 1883 Herman Simon painting of waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, $102,000
Large 1883 Herman Simon painting of waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, $102,000
Large 1883 Hermann Simon painting of waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, $102,000

SAINT MICHAELS, Md. – There’s no argument that prices for decoy and sporting art have continued to be strong in 2021. Guyette & Deeter, Inc.’s summer auction on August 6 and 7 grossed close to the high estimate at $4.2 million. The event featured 550 lots, with five lots selling for more than $100,000 and 98 selling for more than $10,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding was facilitated through LiveAuctioneers.

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