Spoon

1757–1842
Possibly by Benjamin Bussey (American, 1757–1842)


Object Place: Dedham, Massachusetts

Accession Number

2004.649

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Oval spoon bowl with flaring handle that culminates in a pointed arched top. Joint between spoon and handle is raised and articulated with rounded edge. Incsription in block letters on front, top of handle:
M
N*R
Mark on back of handle: “BB” in a rectangle.

Inscription

Incsription in block letters on front, top of handle:
M
N*R

Markings

Mark on back of handle: "BB" in a 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