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Spoon (one of a pair)

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Round spoon bowl with square neck (with rounded edges). Narrow handle flares out to a rounded rectangular top. Engraved with initials on top of handle: "JF" in script. Joint between bowl and handle is not articulated. One mark: "C.REEVE" in a scalloped-edged rectangle. One of a...

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Inscription

Engraved with initials on top of handle: "JF" in script.

Marks

One mark: "C.REEVE" in a scalloped-edged 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

1826–40

Object Place

Newburgh, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 2.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2004.655

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware