1998.0004.3968 Silver Nut Pick upper surface
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Nut pick

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    George W. Shiebler & Company (Maker)

    N. G. Wood & Sons (Retailer)

  • Place of Origin:

  • Date:

    1891-1910

  • Materials:

    Silver; Goldplated (electroplated); Copper

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1998.0004.3968


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Object Number

1998.0004.3968

Object Name

Nut pick

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

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

Creator (Role)

George W. Shiebler & Company (Maker)
1891-1910

N. G. Wood & Sons (Retailer)
1844
Nathaniel G. Wood (d. 1905) active in Boston beginning 1844 and several of his sons joined him in the 1850s. By 1899 they moved the jewelry business from Washington Street to Tremont Street in Boston.

Date

1891-1910

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "S" within a circle with wings stamped incuse
2. Mark; Handle, underside; "STERLING" stamped in a rectangle
3. Mark; Handle, underside; "0014[?]" stamped incuse
4. Mark; Handle, underside; "N.G. WOOD & SONS." stamped incuse
5. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "B" engraved

Materials

Silver; Goldplated (electroplated); Copper

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

6.969 (L) , 0.787 (W) , 0.8466 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.7 (L) , 2 (W) , 24 (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