Serving Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-248341

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

Descriptive Terms

serving spoons
sterling silver
engraving (action)
Spoon, Serving

Inscription

"LMB" (Engraved)
"From / H.C.B. / Jan 1st 1860" (Engraved)
"H.H. PATENT 18[?] J.H. Johnston & Co." (Engraved)
"STERLING" (Engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 1 7/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.34

Places

Possibly United States