1998.0004.131 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1998.0004.131 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Tablespoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Bradley & Merriman (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1826-1842

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1998.0004.131


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1998.0004.131

Object Name

Spoon (Tablespoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

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

Creator (Role)

Bradley & Merriman (Maker)
1826-1842

Place of Origin

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

Date

1826-1842

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; Grapevine stamped in an ellipse
2. Mark; Handle, underside; "B & M" stamped in a serrated rectangle
3. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "EM" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

8.15 (L) , 1.732 (W) , 1.164 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

20.7 (L) , 4.4 (W) , 33 (Weight)

Object Description

Text available soon.

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, sources, p.72
[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Information on Zebul Bradley, p. 72
[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 partnership of Bradley & Merrimen, p. 225