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Dessert spoon

about 1830
Frederick Marquand (1799–1882)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

4.5 x 18.7 cm (1 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.56.22

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Fiddle-shaped, wheat sheaf stem with curved shoulders, downturned end and shell drop at back joint; egg-shaped bowl.

Inscription

"RAE" on the front and "JPM" on the back of the stem, both engraved in script laterally.

Markings

"F.M." stamped in a rectangle; manufacturing logo "(right facing lion rampant) / right facing profile) / (uppercase C)"

Provenance

Unknown.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Agnes S. Fogg-Fogg