American Decorative Arts
Maker: Fletcher and Gardiner, 1808–1836

Two salvers

1818–28

Silver

1 9/16 x 8 in., 517 g (3.97 x 20.32 cm)
Gift of Mr. Frederick C. Kossack
1986.102.108.1-.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of salvers from the Hartman Trading Corporation, 22 W. 45th Street, New York, N.Y.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 87.

Donald L. Fennimore and Ann Wagner, Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner: 1808-1842, exh. cat. (Easthampton, MA: Antique Collector’s Club Ltd., 2007).

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