Tablespoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 21 x 4.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
silver tablespoon with an upturned fiddle handle with a short, splayed midrib and the engraved intials, "JAS" in script on the front; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1970.26
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "J A S" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "PURE COIN" incuse, "W. CLINE" in a rectangle, "PREMIUM" incuse
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
554
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Luncheon fork

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
silver luncheon fork with an upturned threaded, fiddle handle, flared shoulders and four tines; Morris family crest, a tower in flames, engraved on the handle; maker's marks stamped on the underside on the handle.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.
Object Number: 
1957.200a
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "B.G" in a rectangle, a lion passant, "W" and a bust
Gallery Label: 
Probably made for the marriage of Mary E. Babcock to William L. Morris in 1827.
Provenance: 
Mary Elizabeth Babcock (1808-1851), who married William Lewis Morris (1805-1864); to their son John Babcock Morris (b.1839), who married Mary E. Faitoute; to their son John Babcock Morris Jr. (1881-1957), the donor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1835
eMuseum Object ID: 
312
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Soup ladle

Classification: 
Date: 
1845-1899
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 33 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Silver soup ladle with down-turned threaded handle-end decorated with foliate and scroll ornament and engraved initials "G B" in foliate script characters; deep horizonal elliptical bowl with foliate drop at reverse; makers' hallmarks stamped along handle underside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Noel F. Bowers
Object Number: 
1984.65
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "GB" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "+ W&H" incuse
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1899
eMuseum Object ID: 
248
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Soup ladle

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 33.3 x 11.4 x 6 cm )
Description: 
silver soup ladle with a downturned, double-swell fiddle handle with shell, scroll and foliate decoration; flared shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl with shell decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Noel F. Bowers
Object Number: 
1984.59
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the stem: "F. MARQUAND" in a conforming rectangle, lion in a rectangle, bust in a square, "G" in a rectangle
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
242
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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