Spoon

1820–46
Edward Rockwell (American, about 1807–1846)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 7 cm (9 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.648

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Tear-drop shaped spoon bowl with pointed tip with a flaring handle with rounded top. Joint between bowl and handle is articulated with single engraved arched line. Top of handle engraved with elipse contained initial: “H” and bellflowers down handle. Mark on back of handle: “ROCKWELL” in scalloped edged rectangle.

Inscription

Top of handle engraved with elipse contained initial: "H" and bellflowers down handle.

Markings

Mark on back of handle: "ROCKWELL" in scalloped edged rectangle.

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 Soloman Rothschild