Decorative hook

English
about 1660–80
Possibly by IS


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

H. 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.); W. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.); Weight 8.6 gm (5 oz)

Accession Number

1972.977

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The flat hook is trefoil shaped and is engraved on the front with a tulip. Two hooks are applied to the back: the upper, perpendicular, and the lower, flush. The hook is formed from a cut and engraved sheet with applied round wires.

Markings

On reverse (struck twice) maker's mark IS a pellet between and a pellet below, a crown above in a shaped shield (unrecorded)

Provenance

Gift of Malcolm Stearns, Jr., in acknowledgement of Kathryn C. Buhler's Scholarship and Her Recent Catalogue, November 8, 1972.

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Stearns, Jr., in Acknowledgement of KathrynC. Buhler and Her Recent Catalogue