Spoon

about 1770
William Hackle (American)


Object Place: Baltimore, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 4.4 cm (8 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.651

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Rounded oval spoon bowl and flaring handle with rounded top, curving under and slightly pinched on back. Joint between bowl and handle on back is articulated and rasied with a rounded edge. Engraved on top of handle, at top: “C M” in block letters. Two identical marks: “WH” in shaped rectangle, in script (?).

Inscription

Engraved on top of handle, at top: "C M" in block letters.

Markings

Two identical marks: "WH" in shaped rectangle, in script (?).

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