1998.0004.1935.001 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1998.0004.1935.001 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Teaspoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    William Cadogan Simes (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1800

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1998.0004.1935.001


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Object Number

1998.0004.1935.001

Object Name

Spoon (Teaspoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

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

Creator (Role)

William Cadogan Simes (Maker)
1773-4/15/1824

Place of Origin

Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, New England, United States, North America

Date

1790-1800

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "W┬ĚSime[s]" stamped in a rectangle with clipped corners
2. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "BF" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

5.551 (L) , 0.945 (W) , 0.388 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

14.1 (L) , 2.4 (W) , 11 (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. 382
[Book] Flynt, Henry N. & Fales, Martha Gandy. 1968 The Heritage Collection of Silver: With Biographical Sketches of New England Silversmiths, 1625-1825. 391 p.
Brief biography, p. 323
[Book] McGrew, John R. 2004 Manufacturers' Marks on American Coin Silver. 176.
Description of mark and some background information, p. 88