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Spoon

Object Number: 
1937.614c
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 20.6 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
incised: on reverse: "WWS" impressed: on obverse: key
Description: 
Pewter spoon with oval bowl with semi-circular drop and handle with broad rounded end; initials incised on reverse of handle and impressed key on obverse of handle.
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