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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Benjamin H. Tisdale, w. c. 1812 - 1845

Pair of tablespoons

1812

Silver

8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1936.252a-b
Geography: 
Made in Newport, Rhode Island
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

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. 299, no. 502.

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