Spoon

about 1830–50
Isaac Reed and Son (American, about 1830–1850)


Object Place: Stamford, Connecticut

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 2.2 cm (5 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.653

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Egg-shaped spoon bowl with narrow end connecting to a handle. Handle has pointed flares at neck, then thins out before flaring out to a rounded, rectangular top. Engraved on handle top: “CL” in script. Joint between bowl and handle not articulated. Two marks on back of handle: “I. REED & SON” in a scalloped-edged rectangle and an eagle in a circle.

Inscription

Engraved on handle top: "CL" in script.

Markings

Two marks on back of handle: "I. REED & SON" in a scalloped-edged rectangle and an eagle in a circle.

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