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Serving Spoon

1971.1857.1 (RS224237)

Description

One of a set of five. Silver serving spoon with a coffin shaped handle and a pointed oval bowl.

Details

Maker
Oakes, Fred Henry William (Maker)
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
Engraved script monogram on the front reads: May. Impressed within a serrated rectangle on the back of the stem is: OAKES.
Location of origin
Hartford, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
serving spoons
Silver
silver (metal)
Spoon, Serving
Accession Number
1971.1857.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48665

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