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Spoon

Dutch
about 1800


Object Place: Holland

Dimensions

5.1 x 21.6 cm (2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

83.252

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Of silver, with large deep bowl; the crudely cast handle is plain and flat on the back; twisted strand for shank with knotted scrollwork at base and “beehive” terminal. Inscribed on under side of bowl along outside edge, in dotted lines: “Klaus Thoomes is gebooren den 2 April 1800”.

Inscription

On under side of bowl in dotted/punched lines: "Klaus Thoomes is gebooren den 2 April 1800".

Markings

Assay mark for 1807-1810: "O" below "-" (crown?) on back of handle above rat-tail.

Credit Line

Bequest of James W. Paige