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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Josiah Austin, American, 1718–1780

Two tablespoons

ca. 1760

Silver

other: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1988.93.2.1-.2
Geography: 
Made in Charlestown, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased these tablespoons in November, 1985 at Robert W. Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts

Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 157.

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