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Maker: William Homes, Jr., 1742–1825

Ladle

ca. 1765–75

Silver

other (bowl): 2 3/4 in.(7 cm) other: 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.334
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1931; 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. 206, no. 274.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 67, no. 28, ill.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 557.

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.