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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.76.3
People
Matthew Walker, Irish
Title
One of a Set of Six Table Spoons
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spoon
Date
1727-1728
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Ireland, Dublin
Culture
Irish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/358750
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
20.2 x 4.1 cm (7 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
unspecified: 570 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: on stems, struck: Crowned harp, date letter and maker's mark
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
1949.114.76.3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Hanoverian pattern stems with “rat tail” bowls, the reverse of the terminals engraved with a crest
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. 129, cat. no. 107, repr. p. 129, details repr. p. 129.

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