1971.0171 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1971.0171 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Tablespoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Caleb Warner (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1815-1835

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1971.0171


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1971.0171

Object Name

Spoon (Tablespoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mrs. William A. Henry

Creator (Role)

Caleb Warner (Maker)
June 5, 1784-April 20, 1861

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

As per Belden: Caleb Warner also worked in Portland, Maine as a partner in the firm Charles Lord & Co. (L. Jones, cataloguer, 07/01/2010)

Date

1815-1835

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "CWARNER" stamped in a serrated rectangle
2. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "DGS" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

9.252 (L) , 1.772 (W) , 1.6932 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

23.5 (L) , 4.5 (W) , 48 (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. 431, fig. a
[Book] McGrew, John R. 2004 Manufacturers' Marks on American Coin Silver. 176.
Description of similar marks and background information, p. 116
[Book] Flynt, Henry N. & Fales, Martha Gandy. 1968 The Heritage Collection of Silver: With Biographical Sketches of New England Silversmiths, 1625-1825. 391 p.
Biographical information on Caleb Warner, pp. 351-352