Spoon

about 1726
Possibly by John Hastier (American, 1691–1771)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 4.4 cm (8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.636

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Oval spoon bowl with flaring handle and slight pinch at top of handle. Joint between handle and bowl articulated, rounded. Back of spoon decorated with flowery script initials: “ASS” or “ATT”. Two identical marks: I (dot) H with a cross through the I.

Inscription

Back of spoon decorated with flowery script initials: "ASS" or "ATT".

Markings

Two identical marks: I (dot) H with a cross through the I.

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