American Decorative Arts
Maker: Myer Myers, American, 1723–1795

Pair of Serving Spoons

ca. 1760–70

Silver

L. (a) 11 7/16 in. (291 mm.); (b) 11 3/8 in. (289 mm.). WT. (a) 3 oz, 10 dwt (109 g); (b) 3 oz, 13 dwt (113 g)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.210a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Exhibition of Works in Silver and Gold by Myer Myers: A Checklist of Objects Exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, exh. cat. (Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1954), no. 95–96.

Jeanette W. Rosenbaum, Myer Myers, Goldsmith, 1723–1795 (Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1954), 126.

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. 2, p. 106, no. 663, ill.

Harold Newman, An Illustrated Dictionary of Silverware (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1987), 229, ill.

David L. Barquist, Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 130, no. 43, ill.

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.