Spoon (one of a pair)

about 1680
John Coney (American, 1655 or 1656–1722)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 32

Dimensions

Overall (length): 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.); Weight: 1 oz., 16 1/2 dwt.

Accession Number

42.231

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Provenance

Probably Katherine Brackenburg, m. Samuel Phipps; their daughter Katherine, m. John Blaney, Charlestown; second marriage, 1718, to Benjamin Andrews (d. 1739); third marriage 1743, to Joseph White, her son John Andrews (b. 1719), m. Margaret Davis; their daughter Katherine (b. 1750); descended in the family to Katherine Andrews Pond (b. 1885), from whom the spoons were bought.

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding