Sugar Sifter Spoon

English (London)
1792–93
Marked by George Smith (III)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 4.9 cm x L. 14.85 cm (1 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Weight: 34 gm (1 oz)

Accession Number

41.624

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The spoon, forged from one piece, has a deep round bowl pierced with crosses and garlands in a geometric pattern. The curving stem has an Old English Thread end.

Inscription

Engraved on front and on stem, "A".

Markings

On back of stem, maker's mark GS over WF (Grimwade 910); soveriegn's head; date letter r; leopard's head crowned; lion passant;

Provenance

Amory family by descent to Martha Codman Karolik (1858-1948), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik for the M. & M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts. (Accession Date: October 9, 1941)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts