Dessert Spoon

Artist:R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Company

Medium: Silver-plate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1895

Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (18.1 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm)


Accession Number: 1989.19.6

Catalogue Description:
Plain bowl. Straight sides of handle flare at mid-point gradually to a rounded cap. Decoration begins with a small flower centered at the beginning of the handle with three leaves above a small asymmetrical scroll bow. Next quarter of handle is undecorated. Balance of handle has an overall asymmetrical scrolling design punctuated by five flowers and a small reserve at the end of handle. Design stops short of the edge of the handle and there is a continuous plain flat border around the dense design. The reverse is decorated in a similar fashion but has no blank reserve. Pattern unknown. CONDITION - Good. Normal wear; some scratching and minor wear to molded design at mid-point of handle.

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