Spoon

about 1772
William Moulton (1772–1861)


Object Place: Newburyport, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 4.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.658

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Rounded spoon bowl, wider than it is long. with square neck with shaped edges (baluster-shaped). Narrow handle with quick flare out to rectangular handle top with rounded top edge. Engraved on handle top:”LSW”. One mark on back: “W MOULTON in a rectangle.

Inscription

Engraved on handle top:"LSW".

Markings

One mark on back: "W MOULTON 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