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American Decorative Arts

Silversmithing Tool, Stake

1750–1900

Steel

1 13/16 × 1 7/8 in. (4.6 × 4.8 cm) W. of head
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Link
1978.88A
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th–19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1978,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 2 (Summer 1979): 61.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 17–18, 65–66, no. 24, 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.