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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1989.30
People
John Feake, British
Title
Spoon
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Slip-top Spoon
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spoon
Date
1641-1642
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
Charles I (1625-1649)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227260
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)
63 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: interior of bowl, struck: leopard's head
  • hallmark: reverse of stem, struck at base: lion passant
  • maker's mark: reverse of stem, struck at base: mark of John Feake [Jackson, p. 110, line 5]
  • hallmark: terminal, struck: date letter
  • inscription: end of stem, engraved: T / NA
Provenance
James Robinson, New York. Found in box with other spoons given by Mary Henle (1989.31-34, and 1989.37)
Mary Henle, Gift to Fogg Museum, 1989.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mary Henle
Accession Year
1989
Object Number
1989.30
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
With fig-shaped bowl and plain stem with “slipped” end engraved with initials T over NA.
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 190, cat. no. 183, repr. p. 190, details repr. p. 190.

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