1962.0240.784 Salt spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Salt spoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    O. Nichols (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Date:

    1820-1840

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1962.0240.784


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Object Number

1962.0240.784

Object Name

Spoon (Salt spoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Bissell

Creator (Role)

O. Nichols (Maker)
For more on O. Nichols's mark, see Montgomery, History of American Pewter (1973), p.225. See also Laughlin, Pewter in America (1981), vol.3, p.187 and Carl Jacobs, Guide to American Pewter (1957), p.140. This mark might have been a misreading of the maker C. Nichols; see that party record for more.

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Date

1820-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "NICHOLS" stamped within a rectangle
2. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "PB" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

3.031 (L) , 0.433 (W) , 0.1235 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

7.7 (L) , 1.1 (W) , 3.5 (Weight)

Object Description

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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