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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.80
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Diamond Point Spoon
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spoon
Date
mid -16th-century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229221
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
1.9 x 15.2 x 4.8 cm (3/4 x 6 x 1 7/8 in.)
unspecified: 23.4 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: on front of bowl, struck: Maker's mark: a five-petaled stylized flowerhead or cinquefoil (apparently Jackson, p. 524, line 14)
Provenance
Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1949
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Archibald A. Hutchinson, Esq.
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.114.80
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
With fig-shaped bow and tapering stem of hexagonal section with a terminal cast in the form of a hexagonal dipyramid
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. 26, repr. in b/w as cat. no. 1

Exhibition History

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

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