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Maker: Edward Winslow, American, 1669–1753

Serving Spoon

ca. 1700–1710

Silver

16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1948.295
Culture: 
American
Period: 
17th–18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

John Derby, Salem, MA; his daughter, Martha Derby, Salem, MA; her great-nephew, Derby Rogers, New Canaan, CT; gift in 1948 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

From Colony to Nation; an Exhibition of American Painting, Silver and Architecture from 1650 to the War of 1812, exh. cat. (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1949), 106, no. 220, ill.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 106, no. 220, ill.

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. 57, no. 50, ill.

Graham Hood, American Silver: A History of Style, 1650–1900 (New York: Praeger, 1971), 82–83, fig. 72.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 980.

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.