Stone & Ball (American, about 1850)
Object Place: Syracuse, New York
Overall: 10.2 x 1.9 cm (4 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Spoon bowl in shape of a shell (with ribs) with scalloped edges. Neck of spoon in a baluster curve, narrow handle with quick flare to rectangular handle top with rounded top edge with slight pinched crease at top. Engraved on top of handle front: “S.E.C.” in script. Five marks on back of handle (from base to top): “STONE & BALL” in block letters; arm with hammer in circle; “M” or “H” in circle; three leaf clover in diamond; “S” in circle.
Engraved on top of handle front: "S.E.C." in script.
Five marks on back of handle (from base to top): "STONE & BALL" in block letters; arm with hammer in circle; "M" or "H" in circle; three leaf clover in diamond; "S" in circle.
Spoon collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald W. Rothschild, Fayetteville, NY
The Estelle S. and Harris A. Solomon Collection—Gift of their daughter Carol Soloman Rothschild