Caddy Spoon

English (Chester)
1799–1800
Marked by HA


Object Place: Europe, Chester, England

Dimensions

L. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); W. 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Weight: 14.2 gm (9dwt)

Accession Number

55.970

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The caddy spoon is fabricated from sheet in the form of a jockey’s cap with pounced and wrigglework ornament around the crown and brim.

Markings

In cap, maker's mark HA in a rectangle (unrecorded); city mark for Chester; date letter C; lion passant; leopard's head crowned;

Provenance

Shreve, Crump, and Low, Co., Boston, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $75.50. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour