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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: John Adam, American, 1774–1846

Tablespoon

ca. 1795–98

Silver

9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1566
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria, Virginia
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th 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).

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.