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Sugar Spoon

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES patented January 14, 1908
DIMENSIONS 6 x 1 11/16 x 15/16 in. (15.2 x 4.3 x 2.4 cm)
MARKINGS stamped on back: "Wm. A. Rogers (R in an inverted horseshoe) A1
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of Robert Tuggle
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A silver-plate sugar spoon with a scalloped bowl. At the back of the bowl is an asymmetrical grouping of two roses, one bud and leaves and tendrils molded in a very high relief. The handle begins with a small flared section with a rose and leaves that lead to a straight-sided length decorated with an asymmetrical meandering vine with a bud and leaves that extends into another flared section with another rose surrounded by two symmetrical volutes. This leads to the broadly flared end of the handle that is surmounted by asymmetrical volutes and decorated with two roses, two buds and trailing vine and leaves, all in rather high molded relief, The back of the handle has similar but abbreviated decoration. Glenrose pattern. CONDITION - The silver is very bright, wear scratches in bowl.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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