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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1989.37
People
Daniel Cary, British (active 1604 - 1641)
Title
Spoon
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Slip-top Spoon
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spoon
Date
1628-1629
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227689
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)
37 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: base of stem: [Daniel Cary] [Jackson, p. 106, line 1]
  • hallmark: interior of the bowl: leopard's head
  • hallmark: reverse of the stem, struck at the base: lion passant
  • hallmark: terminal: [illeg. date letter]
Provenance
Mary Henle, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1989
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mary Henle
Accession Year
1989
Object Number
1989.37
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 R over IS.
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. 28, cat. no. 3, repr. in b/w

Exhibition History

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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