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American Decorative Arts
Maker: James Conning, American, 1813–1872

Skewer

ca. 1840

Silver

10 1/16 in. (25.6 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1932.77
Geography: 
Made in Mobile, Alabama
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
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. 257, no. 988.

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