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Egg-shaped spoon bowl with narrow end connecting to a handle. Handle has pointed flares at neck, then thins out before flaring out to a rounded, rectangular top. Engraved on handle top: "CL" in script. Joint between bowl and handle not articulated. Two marks on back of handle: "I. REED & SON" in...

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Inscription

Engraved on handle top: "CL" in script.

Marks

Two marks on back of handle: "I. REED & SON" in a scalloped-edged rectangle and an eagle in a circle.

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 1830–50

Object Place

Stamford, Connecticut

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 2.2 cm (5 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.653

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware