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Coffee spoon

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The spoon has a straight spatulate handle engraved with alternating spirals, each successively smaller toward the bowl.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING / [chasing hammer]” struck on reverse of handle.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Alma Bent, Stone’s cousin, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

1901

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2 x 12 cm (13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.256

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware