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Spoon bowl in shape of a shell (with ribs) with scalloped edges. Neck of spoon in a baluster curve, narrow handle with quick flare to rectangular handle top with rounded top edge with slight pinched crease at top. Engraved on top of handle front: "S.E.C." in script. Five marks on back of handle...

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Inscription

Engraved on top of handle front: "S.E.C." in script.

Marks

Five marks on back of handle (from base to top): "STONE & BALL" in block letters; arm with hammer in circle; "M" or "H" in circle; three leaf clover in diamond; "S" in 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 1850

Object Place

Syracuse, New York

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2004.664

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware