Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spoon

Maker:
Johann Christoph Treffler I (ca. 1652–1722, master ca. 1680)
Date:
1712–15
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/4 × 1 5/8 in. (18.4 × 4.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.58
Not on view
Inscription: Below tip of ornament at back two small heraldic shields surmounted by an effigy of a saint: MA AA / SWI

Marking: [1] pinecone within an oval (Augsburg town mark, in use between 1712–15);
[2] Roman capitals I C over T within a rectangle with rounded corners (cameo) (maker's mark of Johann Christoph I Treffler, ca. 1652–1722, master ca. 1680)

Location of marks:
[1] on back of bowl to right of rat tail
[2] on back of bowl to left of rat tail
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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