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Spoon

A silver-gilt rat-tailed spoon, dog-nosed, engraved overall with scrolling foliage

Inscription

maker's mark IE conjoined B

Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection

French (Strasbourg), 1680–90

Object Place

Strasbourg, France

Accession Number

1993.432.1

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver