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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Shepherd and Boyd, American, active 1806–30

Funeral Spoon

1808

Silver

9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.72
Geography: 
Made in Albany, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Norman S. Rice, ed., Albany Silver, 1652–1825, exh. cat. (Albany: Albany Institute of History and Art, 1964), 56, fig. 130.

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. 164, no. 789.

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.