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Oval spoon bowl with arched/pointed tip attached to flaring handle that culminates in a pointed top. Joint between handle and bowl is articulated with engraved lines, to mimic the joint- real joint not visible. Front of handle is decorated with engraving- bellflower design on shaft with pointed...

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Inscription

Front of handle is decorated with engraving- bellflower design on shaft with pointed elispe at the top surrounding engraved initials: "PJCC" (?).

Marks

Mark on back of handle: "PARKMAN" in a rectangle.

Provenance

Spoon collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald W. Rothschild, Fayetteville, NY

Credit Line

The Estelle S. and Harris A. Solomon Collection—Gift of their daughter Carol Soloman Rothschild

about 1735

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 4.4 cm (9 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.645

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware