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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Benjamin Burt, 1729–1805

Salt spoon, one of a pair

1773

Sterling silver

4 11/32 in.
Gift of John Devereux Kernan, in honor of Gregory B. Smith, B.A. 1934
1973.27.1
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Bibliography: 

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 237.

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