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Teaspoon, "Narcissus Pattern"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
  • Place Made: Ontario, Canada
  • DATES ca. 1908
    DIMENSIONS 5 15/16 x 1 1/4 x 13/16 in. (15.1 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm)
    MARKINGS on back of handle: "PAT.JAN.14.08" "Oxford Silver Plate Co."
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.94.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Liberman
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Teaspoon, silver-plate with plain bowl. Symmetrical undulating contour to handle that terminates in pointed oval. Lower 2/3 of handle with entwined broad tendrils and two flower heads at pinched areas. Large pointed oval end of handle with central reserve, above large flower in point of handle and one smaller flower below on each side, flowing long leaves at sides of oval and another large flower at base of section. Reverse with simpler but similar flowers. CONDITION - Good. Original condition; tarnished; brass base metal visible raised portions of floral design due to wear; scratches to bowl.
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