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Jelly Spoon

1986.609 (RS24917)

Description

A shaped bowl with a pointed end. It is a bright-cut in Eastlake style, with decorative bands and a sprig of wheat. The handle has a rounded upturned terminal, bright-cut with a stylized branch with leaves and a lunette of zig zags, dots and petal devices.

Details

Maker
Jones, William P., 1850 C (Maker)
Date
1865-1880
Inscriptions
A touch mark on the handle stem reads: COIN/W.P. JONES. Engraved on the terminal is an ""L"".
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bright cutting
coin silver
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bright cutting
Bright-Cut
coin silver
Eastlake
Geometric
geometric patterns
Silver
silver (metal)
SPOON, JELLY
spoons
Wheat
wheat straw
Dimensions
1.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.609
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50996

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