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Teaspoon (one of a pair)

1760
Zachariah Brigden (American, 1734–1787)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.2 x 14.5 cm (1 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.428

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Pair of spoons having round, upturned handle with mid-rib on front, and elliptical bowls having a drop with finely modeled twelve-lobed shell pattern on back. Some nicks to edge of bowls.

Inscription

None.

Markings

Each spoon is stamped "Z. Brigden" in italics within a shaped cartouche on back of stem.

Provenance

Purchased by Dr. Arthur DuBois Brundidge, a silver collector of Walden, later Northport, New York; died Albuquerque, New Mexico about 1981. To his sisters, Mrs. Pauline Brundidge Feinberg and Miss Louise Brundidge, the donors.

Credit Line

A gift from the collection of Dr. Arthur DuBois Brundidge, Walden N.Y., and Northport, N.Y.