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Spoon

Object Number: 
1937.613a
Date: 
ca. 1800-1850
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 21 x 4.4 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
cast: into stem on reverse: "STEENKESTE"
Description: 
Pewter metal spoon with oval bowl with pointed end and curved stem with broad, rounded end; maker's mark and oval medallion with flower buds cast on stem reverse; flower buds with leaves and dots cast on bowl reverse.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group