Spoon

about 1739
Philip Syng Jr. (Ameican (born in Ireland), 1703–1789)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 21.3 x 4.4 cm (8 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.633

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Rounded end spoon bowl with flaring handle with crease down center. Back of bowl decorated with raised fan shape. Inscription on back of handle (at top): SK. Two identical marks: PS in a rounded square.

Inscription

Inscription on back of handle (at top): SK.

Markings

Two identical marks: PS in a rounded square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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