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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Paul Revere, American, 1735–1818

Mustard Pot and Spoon

ca. 1800

Silver

3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm) other (Lip): 2 1/2 in.(6.4 cm) base (Base): 2 1/2 in.(6.4 cm) other (spoon): 4 in.(10.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.956.-.957
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Probably originally owned by Elias Hasket Derby; Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), 118.

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, pp. 201–2, no. 263, ill.

Harold Newman, An Illustrated Dictionary of Silverware (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1987), 219, ill.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 819.

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.