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Sugar Sifter Spoon

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The spoon, forged from one piece, has a deep round bowl pierced with crosses and garlands in a geometric pattern. The curving stem has an Old English Thread end.

Inscription

Engraved on front and on stem, "A".

Marks

On back of stem, maker's mark GS over WF (Grimwade 910); soveriegn's head; date letter r; leopard's head crowned; lion passant;

Provenance

Amory family by descent to Martha Codman Karolik (1858-1948), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik for the M. & M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts. (Accession Date: October 9, 1941)

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts

English (London), 1792–93

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 4.9 cm x L. 14.85 cm (1 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Weight: 34 gm (1 oz)

Accession Number

41.624

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver