2006.0006.013.002 Silver Fork upper surface
  • 2006.0006.013.002 Silver Fork upper surface
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Fork

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Edward Lownes (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1820-1834

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Die-stamped

  • Museum Object Number:

    2006.0006.013.002


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Object Number

2006.0006.013.002

Object Name

Fork

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift in memory of Cecile Ferland on the tenth anniversary of her death

Creator (Role)

Edward Lownes (Maker)
1792-1834

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1820-1834

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "Gadsby" engraved in conforming semi-circle
2. Inscription; Handle, underside, drop; "5" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Die-stamped

Dimensions (inches)

7.008 (L) , 1.063 (W) , 2.6103 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.8 (L) , 2.7 (W) , 74 (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. 279
[Book] Currier, Ernest M. 1938 Marks of Early American Silversmiths: With Notes on Silver, Spoon Types & List of New York City Silversmiths 1815-1841. 179 p.
Example of mark, p. 91
[Book] Ensko, Stephen G. C. 1937 American Silversmiths and Their Marks II. 82 p.
Example of marks that match marks on spoon, p. 33