American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Yates, British

Tablespoon

1808–52

Pewter

1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm) other: 7 13/16 in. (19.9 cm)
Olive Louise Dann Fund
1978.28.1
Culture: 
British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in Birmingham, England
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Princton, New Jersey; purchased from Laughlin's estate through Thomas D. and Constance R. Williams, Litchfield, Conn, to 1978; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Ledlie I. Laughlin, Pewter in America: Its Makers and Their Marks, 2 vols. (Boston: Barre Publishers, 1940), n.p., pl. 25, fig. 172.

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 17, 61, 80, no. 252, ill.

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.