Spoon

about 1850
Pear & Bacall (American, acive 1848–1876)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 2.2 cm (3 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.654

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Circular spoon bowl, ogee decorative flare at nexk of handle. Handle slightly wave shaped, flaring out ti a rounded tip, slight crease in center of handle, towards top. Joint between bowl and neck not articulated. Two marks: “PEAR & BACALL” in a rectangle, “BOSTON” in a rough rectangle.

Markings

Two marks: "PEAR & BACALL" in a rectangle, "BOSTON" in a rough 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