Child's Spoon, "Farie Pattern"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 13/16 in. (14 x 2.9 x 2.1 cm)
on back stamped "1847 ROGERS BROS. A1 (logo)"
Gift of Joseph V. Garry
Spoon, silver-plate. Child's spoon with plain bowl. Half of handle with molded leaf design. Narrow transition from bowl then widens slightly to pinched mid-point with narrow band of five dots. Upper half of handle with four symmetrical undulations, round shouldered and very slightly domed crest. Entire area filled with standing 3/4 profile of full-figure young boy in knickers, with long curly hair, holding a sailboat in front, against a stippled ground. Reverse with identical leaf design on lower handle, upper undecorated. Farie Pattern.
CONDITION - Good original condition; minor pitting and scratching to bowl and reverse; plate loss to heel of bowl.
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