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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jeremiah Dummer, American, 1645–1718

Spoon

1675–1710

Silver

7 3/16 in. (18.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.3346
Geography: 
Manufactured in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Hermann F. Clarke, “Jeremiah Dummer, Silversmith (1645–1718),” Antiques 28 (October 1935): 90, no. 69, pl. 14, ill.

John Marshall Phillips, Masterpieces of New England Silver, 1650–1800: An Exhibition Held June 18 through September 10, 1939, Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1939), 41, no. 80.

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. 21, no. 13.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 393.

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.