Spoon

1730–55
Peter Vergereau (about 1700–1755)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 4.1 cm (8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.646

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Rounded spoon bowl and flaring handle with center crease and slightly curled, pinched top. Joint between bowl and handle is articulated with two, rounded joint marks. Inscriptions on back of handle (from top):
1700
H
D*M
H
N*S
D
W*H
Inscription on back of spoon bowl (from handle):
A
N*S
P
 A*J

On back of handle, near joint with bowl: 207
Two identical marks: “P (dot) V” in rounded square.
Top left corner of spoon bowl is worn down from use.

Inscription

Inscriptions on back of handle (from top):
1700
H
D*M
H
N*S
D
W*H
Inscription on back of spoon bowl (from handle):
A
N*S
P
A*J

On back of handle, near joint with bowl: 207

Markings

Two identical marks: "P (dot) V" in rounded 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