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Oval bowls, hollow on inside with shoulder, flaring, champhered handles with a shoulder to a wider top. Decorated with sheaf of wheat on outside of bowls, cut-card engraving on handles, with more abstracted sheafs of wheat, curved octagon at top of handle with initials engraved: "SAS (?)". Two...

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Inscription

Curved octagon at top of handle with initials engraved: "SAS (?)".

Marks

Two identical marks on inside of each handle: "W (dot) H" in 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 Solomon Rothschild

1785–91

Object Place

Baltimore, Maryland

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 1.9 x 5.1 cm (1 3/16 x 3/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.644

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware