1962.0240.1471 Silver spoon upper surface
  • 1962.0240.1471 Silver spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Tablespoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    William Simpkins (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1730-1750

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1962.0240.1471


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Object Number

1962.0240.1471

Object Name

Spoon (Tablespoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Bissell

Creator (Role)

William Simpkins (Maker)
1704-1780

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1730-1750

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "W·SIMPKINS" stamped within a wavy cartouche
2. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "PS/ CI" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

7.323 (L) , 1.496 (W) , 1.411 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

18.6 (L) , 3.8 (W) , 40 (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