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Manufacturer: Reed and Barton, American, founded 1840

Demitasse Coffee Service

ca. 1902

.950 fine silver, ivory

9 5/8 × 11 1/4 in. (24.45 × 28.58 cm) coffee pot: 9 5/8 × 6 1/2 × 4 7/8 in. (24.45 × 16.51 × 12.38 cm) tray: 3/4 × 11 1/4 in. (1.91 × 28.58 cm) sugar bowl: 4 × 5 1/4 × 3 1/2 in. (10.16 × 13.34 × 8.89 cm) creamer: 5 × 3 7/8 × 2 5/8 in. (12.7 × 9.84 × 6
Friends of American Arts Acquisition Fund
2016.55.1.1-.4
Geography: 
Manufactured in Taunton, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Nadeau’s Auction Gallery, Windsor, Conn., 1 January 2014, lot 185; by purchase to Britannia Fine Antique Silver, Chesterfield, Missouri, 2014–16; by purchase to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2016.pdf (accessed December 1, 2016).

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.