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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Gorham Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1831

“Cairo” pattern serving spoon

ca. 1880

Parcel-gilt sterling silver, copper, brass and bronze

9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm)
Gift of Stewart G. Rosenblum, J.D. 1974, M.A. 1974, M.Phil.1976, Ph.D. 2010, in honor of his father Elmer Rosenblum
1991.16.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in Providence, Rhode Island
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

The serving spoon was owned by Samuel J. Wagstaff, Jr. (died 1987) and purchased by Stewart Rosenblum at the Wagstaff collection sale at Christie's, January 10, 1989, lot 179.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1991,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 150, ill.

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