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American Decorative Arts
Artist: Elias Pelletreau, 1726–1810

Dessert spoon

ca. 1790

Silver

6 5/8 in., 18 g (16.8 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.282
Geography: 
Made in Southampton, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this spoon from F. Gorenc & Son, Inc., 660 Lexington, Ave., New York, N. Y.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988).

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