Spoon

1766
Ephraim Brasher (American, 1744–1810)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 4.4 cm (7 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.632

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Large bellied spoon bowl with flaring handle. Joint between handle and bowl is decorated with two engraved lines on back of spoon. Engraved image of a hedgehog on back of spoon handle, at top. Hedgehog is above an engraved twisted rope. Two identical marks: EB in a square

Markings

Two identical marks: EB in a square

Provenance

Spoon collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald W. Rothschild, Fayetteville, NY

Credit Line

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