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Oval spoon bowl with top left edge worn by use. Narrow handle flares to a round top with pinched, crease at top. Joint between handle and spoon is articulated with a rounded, riased edge and a stamped shell decoration above it (on back of spoon bowl). Engraved on back of handle top: "H C" oin...

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Inscription

Engraved on back of handle top: "H C" oin block letters.

Marks

Mark: "Z (diamond) B" in a square.

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

1734–87

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 1.9 cm (4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.662

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware