American Decorative Arts
Maker: E. Benjamin and Company, American, active 1840–47

Six Teaspoons

ca. 1830–40

Silver

L. 5 1/2 in. (140 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Susie Merwin Cochrane in memory of Everard Benjamin (1807-1874)
1932.1182
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in New Haven, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Gift in 1932 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

An Exhibition of Early Silver by New Haven Silversmiths, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: New Haven Museum and Historical Society, 1967), 55, no. 158.

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, p. 267, no. 449.

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