Spoon

1741–63
John Inch (American, 1720–1763)


Object Place: Annapolis, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 21.9 x 7 cm (8 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.630

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Slightly pointed spoon bowl with long handle that flares out and joins at a point. Cut-card engraving on handle in bellflower design on shaft and at end of handle an elipse with script initials, possible “AC”. Two marks on back of handle: one a bird in an oval, the other a square with “I (dot) I”

Inscription

At end of handle an elipse with script initials, possible "AC".

Markings

Two marks on back of handle: one a bird in an oval, the other a square with "I (dot) I"

Provenance

Spoon collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rothschild, Fayetteville, NY. Total collection of 34 spoons and tongs.

Credit Line

The Estelle S. and Harris A. Solomon Collection—Gift of their daughter Carol Solomon Rothschild