SPECIAL ADVISORY: To safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, the Yale University Art Gallery will remain closed until further notice. Learn More

American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Ward Gethen, w. c. 1811 - 1825
Retailer: Samuel Williamson, American, 1772–1843

Tablespoon

ca. 1820

Silver

92 1/2 in., 59 g (235 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1997.32.9
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1996–December 1997,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 139.

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.