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Maker: Stephen Emery, 1749–1801

Teaspoon

ca. 1780

Silver

5 3/8 in., 15 g (13.6 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.455
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this spoon from Letitia Souza of Cumberland, R.I. He notes that it came from the same home as 1986.102.110, a serving spoon made by Seril Dodge of Providence.

Bibliography: 

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

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 475.

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.