Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1861

GUSN

GUSN-62538

Description

Egg-shpd bowl; mandolin-shp. hndl with beaded edge; scrolled end

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
SPOON

Inscription

Engraved in Gothic print ""J.W.B."" Marked underside of handle, ""PATENT 1861"" and ""STERLING"" and ""A. STOWELL & CO."" also lion, peasant and Gothic letter ""C"" all next to one another. See ""American Silver Manufacturers,"" Rainwater, p. 176. Noted in Belden, ""Marks of American Silversmiths in the Iveson-Bissell COllection,"" p. 398.

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P739.2

Maker

A. Stowell & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Baltimore, MD, USA

Dimensions

8.375 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1955.415.2

Places

Maryland (United States)
Probably