Grapefruit Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1892

GUSN

GUSN-67033

Description

Silver grapefruit spoon with a twist handle and a pointed oval bowl. Oval twist pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

grapefruit spoons
silver (metal)
Spoon, Eating
Spoon, Fruit
Spoon, Grapefruit
Silver
Spoon, Grapefruit

Inscription

Engraved and struck on bowl front and handle back: ""1892/ [Whiting lion w/ ""W""] ""STERLING""

Additional Identification Number

1974.265a

Maker

Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances W. Lock

Accession Number

1974.265.1

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Rhode Island (United States)