1972.0242 Silver Spoon upper surface
  • 1972.0242 Silver Spoon upper surface
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Spoon (Teaspoon)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Caleb Warner (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1805-1820

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1972.0242


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1972.0242

Object Name

Spoon (Teaspoon)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mr. W. Ogilvie Comstock

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

1805-1820

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Handle, underside; "C.WARNER" stamped in a rectangle
2. Inscription; Handle, upper surface, end; "RL" engraved
3. Inscription; Handle, underside; "72.242" incised

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

6.181 (L) , 1.063 (W) , 0.6702 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.7 (L) , 2.7 (W) , 19 (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