Overall: 6 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 4.8 x 1.3 cm )
Silver Weight: 1 oz (troy) 11dwt (48 g)
engraved: on reverse of bowl: "S/I M"
MARK: stamped "WK / B" in a heart-shaped surround struck once on reverse of bowl
Silver spoon with cast handle decorated with naturalistic ribbing and crouched figure along underside of handle end; initials engraved along back side of spoon bowl beneath engraved image of flagon.
INSCRIPTION: "S / I * M" below image of coffeepot engraved on reverse of bowl.
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Johannes Schenck (1656-1748), who married Maria Magdalena De Haes (1660-1729); to their son Peter Schenck (1699-1736), who married Elizabeth Wortman (1700-1778); to their son Teunis Schenck (1723-1806), who married Catherine Schenck (1728-1793); to their son Peter T. Schenck (1752-1808), who married Sarah Lefferts (1766-1848); to their daughter Sarah Schenck (1799-after 1880), who married John Redfield (1785-1843); to her niece Mary Jane Schenck (b. 1830); to her great-niece Margaret Russell (Mrs. Stanton F. Slocum, 1894-1985). Purchased from Mrs. Stanton F. Slocum, 1963.
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