1998.0004.007 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1998.0004.007 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Tablespoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Merriman & Bradley (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1817-1820

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1998.0004.007


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1998.0004.007

Object Name

Spoon (Tablespoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of the Trust for the Benefit of Richard Tousey and Others

Creator (Role)

Merriman & Bradley (Maker)

Place of Origin

New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, New England, United States, North America

Date

1817-1820

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "M&B" stamped in serrated rectangle
2. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "DRJ" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

8.189 (L) , 1.693 (W) , 1.5521 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

20.8 (L) , 4.3 (W) , 44 (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] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Example marks, brief background information on Merriman & Bradley, sources, p. 294
[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Information on Zebul Bradley, p. 72
[Book] McGrew, John R. 2004 Manufacturers' Marks on American Coin Silver. 176.
Example of different marks for the Merriman Co., p. 47, 125
[Book] Bohan, Peter & Hammerslough, Philip H. 1970 Early Conneticut SIlver 1700-1840. 288 p.
Example of spoon by Marcus Merriman Sr., p. 183
[Book] Bohan, Peter & Hammerslough, Philip H. 1970 Early Conneticut SIlver 1700-1840. 288 p.
Information on Marcus Merriman and his partnerships, pp. 243-244
[Book] Bohan, Peter & Hammerslough, Philip H. 1970 Early Conneticut SIlver 1700-1840. 288 p.
Information on Zebul Bradley and his partnerships, pp. 224-225