Skip Navigation


Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (6.7 x 9.5 x 6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS on bottom: P in diamond surrounded by QUADRUPLE PLATE in a circle surrounded by PAIR MFG CO/. NEW BEDFORD MASS.; 20 28 below.
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.

Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please contact (charges apply).

For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch.

For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright.

If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
CAPTION Pairpoint Manufacturing Company (1880-1929). Spooner, ca. 1885. Silver-plate, 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (6.7 x 9.5 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1990.160.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 1990.160.1-.5_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver-plated white metal. Circular foot ring above, which is straight-sided body, crumpled with alternating vertical and circular dents; ruffled rim. Two handles, each bifurcated at upper juncture and with cast decoration of leaves. Matte finish on body; traces of gilding on interior. Demi-tasse spoon-holder. Part of set 1990.160.1-.5. CONDITION: Normal wear.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.