Spoon Holder


Two-handled, cylindrical container with die-rolled decoration of exotic birds and insects, including a crane, snail and spiders, amidst bamboo and other flowers and foliage around its body. Circular pedestal base has triple-reeded shaft and plain flared foot. Reeded and banded, shallow S curve handles have open lower terminals with triple-reeded struts. Underside of base is struck incuse "PAIRPOINT MF:G CO." above a "P" in banded diamond, "QUADRUPLE / PLATE" and "2011". From a three-piece service, 1989.0184.01-.03.

Date Made: ca 1885

Maker: Pairpoint Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0184.03Catalog Number: 1989.0184.03Accession Number: 1989.0184

Object Name: holder, spoon

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 5/8 in x 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 11.7475 cm x 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-e083-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1057298

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