Spoon

1734–87
Zachariah Brigden (American, 1734–1787)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 1.9 cm (4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.662

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Oval spoon bowl with top left edge worn by use. Narrow handle flares to a round top with pinched, crease at top. Joint between handle and spoon is articulated with a rounded, riased edge and a stamped shell decoration above it (on back of spoon bowl). Engraved on back of handle top: “H C” oin block letters. Mark: “Z (diamond) B” in a square.

Inscription

Engraved on back of handle top: "H C" oin block letters.

Markings

Mark: "Z (diamond) B" in a square.

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