American Decorative Arts
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Manufacturer: Tiffany and Company, American, founded 1837
Engraver: Whitehouse
Designer: Edward C. Moore, American, 1827–1891

“Persian” ladles in a presentation box

1872–75

Sterling silver, gilding, textile, wood

6 7/8 × 12 5/8 in. (17.5 × 32.1 cm) other (Punch): 12 7/8 in.(32.7 cm) other (box): 4 1/4 × 14 11/16 × 7 9/16 in.(10.8 × 37.3 × 19.2 cm) Soup: 4 1/8 in. (10.48 cm)
Evelyn and Henry Kirschenbaum Collection
2000.78.2.1-.4
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Manufactured in New York, New York
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Evelyn and Henry Kirschenbaum; to their daughters Esther Kirschenbaum Pullman and Nancy Kirschenbaum Locker; gift 200 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. This set was given to Yale by Esther Pullman and Nancy Locker, the children of Evelyn and Henry Kirschenbaum, who collected many of their pieces through the family's shipping, storage and auction business.

Bibliography: 

William P. Hood, Jr. et al., Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1845-1905 (Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Antique Collector’s Club Ltd., 1999), 199-202.

“Acquisitions 2000,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2001): 151.

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.