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Serving Spoon

Description

Silver serving spoon, with a decorative spiraled handle. The bowl of the spoon is squared in, and features a floral and foliate design. This spoon was a gift from Henry Chandler Bowen to his wife, Lucy Maria (Tappan) Bowen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
Inscriptions
"LMB" (Engraved)
"From / H.C.B. / Jan 1st 1860" (Engraved)
"H.H. PATENT 18[?] J.H. Johnston & Co." (Engraved)
"STERLING" (Engraved)
Material
engraving (action)
sterling silver
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Possibly United States
Descriptive terms
engraving (action)
serving spoons
Spoon, Serving
sterling silver
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 1 7/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.34
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
248341

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