Ashbil Griswold designs in collections and exhibitions (2016)

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A. Ashbil Griswold designs in collections

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Ashbil Griswold. (1802-42). Soap box. Pewter. (D) 4.313 in. Accession no. 00.4.100. (For a second example, see Accession no. 00.4.101.) The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI. Viewed 29 March 2016. [B00054-55]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-16). Dish. Pewter; 13 3/16 in. (D). Accession no. 1931.262. Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00181]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-30). Teapot. Metal; 8 1/16 (H) x 5 3/8 in (D). Accession no. 1930.717. Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT. Viewed 27 March 2016. [A00178]

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Ashbil Griswold. (c. 1807-35). Beaker. Pewter, 3 x 3 x 3 in. Accession no. 64.1714. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 5 May 2017. [A02361]

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Ashbil Griswold. (c. 1807-35). Dish. Pewter, 1 x 11 x 11 in. Accession no. 64.1686. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 6 May 2017. [A02371]

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Ashbil Griswold. (undated). Dish. Pewter, 1 3/8 x 11 1/8 x 11 1/8 in. Accession no. 64.2318. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 6 May 2017. [A02372]

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Ashbil Griswold. (c. 1807-35). Beaker. Pewter, 3 x 3 x 3 in. Accession no. 64.1715. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Viewed 5 May 2017. [A02363]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-34). Dish. Pewter; (H) 1 5/8 x (D) 13 1/8 in. Accession no. 43.162.27. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00185]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-35). Soap box. Pewter; (H) 1 5/8 x (D) 4 3/8 in. Accession no. 41.34.54. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00186]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-35). Soap box. Pewter; (H) 1 1/2 x (D) 4 1/2 in. Accession no. 62.89.3. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00184]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-35). Box (Shaving box). Pewter; Britannia metal. Accession no. 1955.0003.002. Winterthur Museum, Delaware. Viewed 29 March 2017. [A01823]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1800-50). Shaving box. Pewter. (H) 1 1/2 in. x (D) 4 1/2 in. Accession no. 1949.180. Historic New England organization, Boston, MA. Viewed 25 May 2016. [A00704]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-35). Beaker. Pewter; Britannia metal. Accession no. 1964.1160. Winterthur Museum, Delaware. Viewed 28 March 2017. [A01826]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-35). Beaker. Pewter; (H) 3 x (D) 2 7/8 in. Accession no. 1947-47-2. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00183]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1807-35). Beaker. Pewter; (H) 3 in. Accession no. 41.34.26. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00187]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1813-34). Beaker. Pewter; 2 15/16 (H) x 2 1/4 (D, at base) x 2 7/8 in (D, at rim). Accession no. 1930.730. Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT. Viewed 27 March 2016. [A00179]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1818-34). Lather box. Pewter; 1 3/4 (H) x 3 5/8 (D, at base) x 4 5/16 in.(D, at rim). Accession no. 1931.294. Yale University Gallery of Art, New Haven, CT. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00180]

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Ashbil Griswold. (1820-30). Plate. Pewter; 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. Accession no. 45.10.56. Brooklyn Museum. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00188]

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Ashbil Griswold. (undated). Deep dish. Pewter; dimensions not specified. Accession no. 45.10.57. Brooklyn Museum Viewed 28 March 2016. [A00189]



B. Ashbil Griswold designs in exhibitions

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(17 January - 20 April 1975
Forms in metal: 275 years of metalsmithing in America at the Finch College Museum of Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York (17 January - 2 March 1975) and Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (16 March - 20 April 1975). Companies: Ashbil Griswold; Barbour Silver Co.; Boardman; Derby Silver Company; Meriden Britannia; Samuel Simpson; E.G. Webster & Son; International Silver Company / Wilcox Silver Plate Co.; Wallace Silversmiths. Courtesy American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN. Viewed 16 October 2016. [AAA00361]



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