1999.306.56.1-3 Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.56.1-3
People
Adam King, British (active 1663 - 1678)
Title
Set of Three Trefid Spoons
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spoon
Date
1678
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
Charles II (1660-1685)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/326453
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
20 x 4.76 cm (7 7/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: Struck on backs of the stems: lion passant, leopard's head, and date letter and with maker's mark
Provenance
David Berg, New York; his bequest to the Fogg Museum, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.56.1-3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Trifid-end stems and oval bowls, the terminals stamped with a wild figure amid foliage, the backs of the rat-tail bowls stamped with foliage, the back of one of the terminals engraved with a crest, another pricked A I over 1680 and another engraved H over TM, all three pricked with later initials EEW.
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), pp. 68-69, cat. no. 32, repr. p. 68

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