Spoon

1790–1832
John Reynolds (American)


Object Place: Hagerstown, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 13.7 x 2.5 cm (5 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2004.660

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Oval spoon bowl with flaring handle with pointed top. Cut-card engraving on edges of handle. Engraved on handle top: “A” in script. Joint between bowl and handle is articulated with double , slightly raised lines- one rounded (lower), the other a pointed arch. One mark on back of handle, towards top: “IR” in a rectangle.

Inscription

Engraved on handle top: "A" in script.

Markings

One mark on back of handle, towards top: "IR" in a rectangle.

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