Teaspoon, "Gladstone Pattern"

Artist:Holmes & Tuttle Manufacturing Company

Medium: Silver-plate

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1890

Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 11/16 in. (15.2 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1990.143.4

Catalogue Description:
Spoon; Silver-plate orange spoon with elongated bowl with notches at shoulders and rounded pointed tip. Narrow handle flares from mid-point to round shoulders and gently curved crest. Lower half of handle with series of diagonal U-shapes undecorated alternating with U-shapes with irregular striations. Above mid-point tripartite leaf motif rises into scrolling leafy vine filling entire end of handle against a stippled ground. Reverse undecorated. Gladstone pattern. CONDITION - Good; scratches in bowl due to normal wear; plate loss to heel of bowl; underside of bowl pitted; plate loss below crest on reverse.

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