Jelly Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1865-1880

GUSN

GUSN-50996

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

Descriptive Terms

spoons
bright cutting
coin silver
silver (metal)
Eastlake
geometric patterns
wheat straw
Silver
Bright-Cut
Eastlake
Wheat
Geometric
SPOON, JELLY

Inscription

A touch mark on the handle stem reads: COIN/W.P. JONES. Engraved on the terminal is an ""L"".

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Jones, William P., 1850 C (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA

Dimensions

1.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.609

Places

Massachusetts (United States)