1972.0444 Teaspoon upper surface
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Spoon (Teaspoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    M. S. Smith & Co. (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Date:

    1860-1870

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1972.0444


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Object Number

1972.0444

Object Name

Spoon (Teaspoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ineson-Bissell Fund

Creator (Role)

M. S. Smith & Co. (Maker)

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Date

1860-1870

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; Indecipherable device, possibly an eagle, stamped on a conforming outline
2. Mark; Handle, underside; "S" stamped in an ellipse
3. Mark; Handle, underside; Six-pointed star stamped in a conforming outline
4. Mark; Handle, underside; "M. S. SMITH & CO." stamped incuse
5. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "E S M" engraved
6. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "Hendee." engraved
7. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "72.444" incised

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

5.63 (L) , 1.22 (W) , 0.6702 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.3 (L) , 3.1 (W) , 19 (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