Spoon holder (goblet)

1853
Unidentified artist


Dimensions

17 x 9.4 cm (6 11/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.646

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Spoon holder with a domed foot, modified baluster stem, a swelled bowl surmounted by straight sides and flaring, molded lip. The foot has profuse rococo decoration; the baluster stem is undecorated. Tbe bowl and straight sides are decorated with foliate repousse decoration.

Inscription

Engraved inside a cartouche: "B.C. / DEC. 25th 1853 / Carrie."

Markings

???

Provenance

See Alice Brooks Sparks Wendling

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Alice Brooks Spark Wendling