American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Wilcox Silver Plate Company, American, 1867–1898

Tea and coffee service, 9 pieces

1870–85

Silver electroplate on white metal

Hot Water Urn, Cover, & Burner: 18 x 10 5/8 x 6 in. (45.72 x 26.988 x 15.24 cm) Coffee Pot: 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 4 7/16 in. (29.21 x 24.13 x 11.271 cm) Teapot: 11 1/8 x 9 3/16 x 4 1/2 in. (28.258 x 23.336 x 11.43 cm) Sugar Bowl & Cover: 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4
Gift of Charles T. Clark, in memory of Mr. Charles D. Spalding, Jr.
1997.60.1.1-.9
Geography: 
Manufactured in Meriden, Connecticut
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metal
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Originally belonged to Abraham (1819-1885) and Eliza (Adair) Powers (1823-1885) of Youngstown, Ohio; descended to their daughter, Mary Elvira (Powers) Smith (1843-1877); to her daughter, Eliza Leone (Smith) Spalding (1867-1956); to her son, Charles D. Spa

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1996–December 1997,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 141.

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