Serving Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-48665

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

serving spoons
silver (metal)
Spoon, Serving
Silver
Spoon, Serving

Inscription

Engraved script monogram on the front reads: May. Impressed within a serrated rectangle on the back of the stem is: OAKES.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Oakes, Fred Henry William (Maker)

Location of Origin

Hartford, CT, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1857.1

Places

Connecticut (United States)