American Decorative Arts
Maker: Caleb Beal, 1746–1801

Tablespoon

ca. 1775

Silver

23 1/4 in. (59 cm)
Gift of Mr. Frederick C. Kossack
1985.86.64
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this spoon from Peter & Jean Richards of Rhinebeck, New York.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 185.

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