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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Jacobus van der Spiegel, American, 1668–1708

Spoon with bells

ca. 1695–1705

Parcel-gilt silver

6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan on the 50th anniversary of Mr. Garvan’s class
1947.176
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
17th–18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Ann de Peyster Van Cortlandt Van Rensselaer; Anne Stevenson Van Cortlandt; Catherine Van Cortlandt Mathews, Croton-on-Hudson, New York; Mrs. Francis P. Garvan, New York (1941); gift in 1947 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Clara Louise Avery, Early American Silver (New York: The Century Co., 1930), 153, pl. 26, ill.

Clara Louise Avery, An Exhibition of Early New York Silver, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1931), fig. 102.

John Marshall Phillips, American Silver (New York: Chanticleer Press, 1949), 50, pl. 3, ill.

New York Silversmiths of the Seventeenth Century, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of the City of New York, 1962), no. 83.

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), 12, 30, no. 27, fig. 27.

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. 22, no. 568, 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.