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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Moffat and Company, American, 1849–1853
Engraver possibly: George Albert Ferdinand Kuner, American, born Germany

Teaspoon

1849

Gold

Length: 6 in., 660 dwt (15.24 cm, 33 g)
Gift of Walter M. Jeffords, B.A. 1905
1949.242
Geography: 
Made in San Francisco, California
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Bibliography: 

American Silver and Art Treasures: An Exhibition, exh. cat. (London: The English Speaking Union, 1960), 35, no. 88.

Peter J. Bohan, American Gold, 1700–1860, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1963), no. 32.

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. 259, no. 990, ill.

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 288, no. 179, 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.