1962.0240.769.001 Salt spoon upper
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Spoon (Salt spoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Daniel B. Hempsted (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1840-1852

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1962.0240.769.001


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1962.0240.769.001

Object Name

Spoon (Salt spoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Bissell

Creator (Role)

Daniel B. Hempsted (Maker)
1784-1852

Place of Origin

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

Date

1840-1852

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "D.B.HEMPSTED" stamped incuse
2. Mark; Handle, underside; "PURE COIN" stamped within a rectangle
3. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "MHA" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

3.858 (L) , 0.787 (W) , 2.165 (Image H)

Dimensions (centimeters)

9.8 (L) , 2 (W) , 2.165 (Image H)

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