Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ball-knopped spoon

Maker:
Hans Möller (1612–1663)
Date:
mid-17th century
Culture:
German, Königsberg
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/2 × 2 1/4 in. (14 × 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.141
Not on view
Inscription: Incised on the front of the bowl near the stem: A capital M within a circle (probably owner's initial)

Marking: [1] The monogram M within a shaped shield (cameo) (maker's mark of Hans or Johannes, Möller, or Müller, II, born 1612 in Stettin, working in Königsberg, Prussia, as a goldsmith about 1650, died 1663).

Location of mark:
On the back of the stem near the bowl.
George S. Palmer , New York (until 1913; sold to MMA)
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