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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.135
People
Rufus Farnam, American
Henry Farnam (1773-c.1833)
Title
Tablespoon
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spoon
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/230504
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
24.8 x 4.8 cm (9 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Inscribed cursive on handle end: BW; stamped on back of handle: R&H FARNAM
Provenance
Mrs. Marjorie Gene Harkness.
Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1937.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Marjory Gane Harkness
Accession Year
1937
Object Number
1937.135
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
One of seven spoons once the property of Benjamin Wadsworth, A.B. 1690, the ninth president of Harvard,1725-1736/37.

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