Serving Spoon, Nicholas Roosevelt (1715–1769), Silver, American

Serving Spoon

Artist:
Nicholas Roosevelt (1715–1769)
Date:
ca. 1760
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 7/8 x 15 1/2 in. (4.8 x 39.4 cm); 9 oz. 2 dwt. (284.3 g)
Bowl: W. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Goelet Gift, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.458
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on end of handle in shaded roman: E * M

Marking: marked twice on back of handle near bowl: N[pellet]RV(conjoined) (in rounded rectangle)
With S. J. Shrubsole Corp; bought by Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Goelet, New York, NY, 2004; gift to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004.