1971.0176.002 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1971.0176.002 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Teaspoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    William S. Nichols (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1810-1820

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1971.0176.002


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Object Number

1971.0176.002

Object Name

Spoon (Teaspoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mrs. William A. Henry

Creator (Role)

William S. Nichols (Maker)
1785-1871

Place of Origin

Newport, Rhode Island, New England, United States, North America

Date

1810-1820

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "[W┬ĚSN]" stamped in a rectangle
2. Mark; Handle, underside; "NICHOLS" stamped in a rectangle
3. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "MH" engraved
4. Inscription; Handle, underside, stem; "71.176.2" incised

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

5.669 (L) , 1.102 (W) , 0.5291 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.4 (L) , 2.8 (W) , 15 (Weight)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
An illustrated glossary of spoon terms, pp. 467-488
[Book] Flynt, Henry N. & Fales, Martha Gandy. 1968 The Heritage Collection of Silver: With Biographical Sketches of New England Silversmiths, 1625-1825. 391 p.
Maker biography, p. 287. See Parties Module for more information.