Spoon

1810–25
Asa Munger (American, 1778–1851)


Object Place: Herkimer or Auburn, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 2.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2004.659

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Spoon bowl in shape of a rounded shell (with ribs) with square neck of handle, shaped edges in baluster form. Narrow handle with quick flare out to rectangular top of handle, with rounded top edge. Engraved on handle top: “EJS” (?). Mark on back of handle: “A MUNGER” in a rectangle. stamp is worn

Inscription

Engraved on handle top: "EJS" (?).

Markings

Mark on back of handle: "A MUNGER" in a rectangle. stamp is worn

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