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Spoon

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Spoon of hammered sheet brass with repeated drilled and stamped circular decoration along handle; fig shaped bowl.

Provenance

According to unverified tradition supplied by the dealer, William Taylor of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, this belonged to Alderman, a Native American of the late seventeenth century from Rhode Island, and descended in his family.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund

Native American (Algonkian), about 1670

Object Place

New England (Coastal)

Dimensions

5.08 x 16.83 cm (2 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.13

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork