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Spoon

Maker:
William G. Forbes (1751–1840)
Date:
ca. 1790
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.446
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed in script: AMW [monogram]

Marking: marked in rectangle in script: W. G. Forbes; marked in rectangle: sheaf of wheat; marked to left in oval: bird's head
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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