Spooner

Description
Two-handled, squat baluster-shape bowl with cast floral rim and sprig decoration on its body in imitation of bright-cut engraving; flat bottom. C-curve handles have scrolled acanthus sprigs and conical struts. Bottom underside struck incuse with a horizontal-banded circular mark for "BRISTOL (arched) / PLATE CO. (across center in band) / U.S.A. / QUADRUPLE PLATE (curved)" in sans serif letters above "357". From a four-piece tea service, DL*66.0275-.0278.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spooner
date made
ca 1890
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 6 5/16 in x 4 in; 10.16 cm x 16.002 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 4 in x 6 1/4 in x 3 7/8 in; 10.16 cm x 15.875 cm x 9.8425 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
DL*66.0277
catalog number
66.0277
accession number
263347
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Steven T. Myers
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