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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Gideon Casey, 1726–1786

Pair of tablespoons

ca. 1755–65

Silver

7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.13a-b
Geography: 
Made in Little Rest, Rhode Island
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1936; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Rhode Island Tercentenary Exhibition, exh. cat. (Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1936), no. 41, 42.

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. 294, no. 487.

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