Silver : An American Art Form
Object Name:
Spoon, Dessert
Description:
Fiddle shape; oval bowl; tapered handle with down-turned end; the name, "J. Morton" engraved in script on the handle; on back of handle there is a maker's mark in three sections: left one, an upraised forearm with mallet; the center one (indistinguishable) appears to be an animal of some kind - bison or buffalo; the third, a bird - eagle.
Object ID:
87.27.3
Dimensions:
W-1.375 L-7.125 inches
Year Range from:
1830
Material:
Coin silver
Year Range to:
1840
Inscription Position:
Front of handle
Inscription Type:
Inscription
Inscription Technique:
Engraved
Inscription Text:
"J. Morton"
Place of Origin:
USA
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