American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer: Lillian V.M. Helander, American, 1899–1973
Manufacturer: William Rogers Mfg Co., American, founded 1865

1939 New York World’s Fair Spoon, one of twelve

patented 1938

Silver plate

6 1/16in. (15.399 cm)
Gift of John Stuart Gordon
2006.200.1.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Manufactured in Hartford, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Antique Kitchen, 909 Alhambra Dr, Anderson, IN, 46012; to the donor

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 196.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 249, fig. 21.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.