1962.0240.685 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1962.0240.685 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Teaspoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    William Simpkins (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1735-1780

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1962.0240.685


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Object Number

1962.0240.685

Object Name

Spoon (Teaspoon)

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

1735-1780

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "[Simpkins]" stamped in a rectangle with rounded corners
2. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "E·:·S / Dec\r/. 10 / 1765" engraved
3. Inscription; Handle, underside, end; "JS / to / WAB / 1830" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

6.102 (L) , 1.22 (W) , 0.8466 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.5 (L) , 3.1 (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