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American Decorative Arts

Spoon

ca. 1735–50

Silver

7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Gift of Wilmarth S. Lewis and Mrs. Lewis
1938.6
Geography: 
Possibly made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

According to tradition, originally owned by Elizabeth (Saltonstall) Christophers, New London, CT; gift in 1938 to 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. 310, no. 522.

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.