American Silversmiths

Benjamin Buell
Mary Sprague
(Abt 1727-)
John Hutchinson Buell


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John Hutchinson Buell
  • Born: 1752, Hebron CT
  • Died: 1813, Hebron CT

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  Events in his life were:

  • Camp cup by AvV (Abraham Van Voorhis?), 1790-1800
    Private Collection
    h: 3 1/8"
    d: 3" (at lip)
    Engraved JHB. An identical cup is in the Yale Art Gallery collection, maker unattributed, but of the PA/MD area. Buell was on the staff of General Washington, who had several camp cups made by Philadelphia smiths Richard Humphreys and Edmund Milne. Humphreys also made cups for Jeremiah Wadsworth and Nathaniel Greene.

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