American Decorative Arts
Maker: Richard Humphreys, American, 1750–1832

Four Dessert Spoons

ca. 1785–1795

Silver

l. 7 3/8 in.
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.71a-d
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, N.Y.

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. 2, p. 209, no. 878.

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), 122–24, no. 121, 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.