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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Edward Lang, American, 1742–1830

Tablespoon

ca. 1780

Silver

8 3/8 in., 55 g (21.3 cm)
Gift of Mr. Frederick C. Kossack
1985.86.293
Geography: 
Made in Salem, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr Kossack purchased this spoon from Geo. Arons & Bro., 234 Wakelee Ave, Ansonia, CT.

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 643.

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