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Two Silver Spoons

Auction:
2431
Lot:
311
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Two Silver Spoons, Daniel Boyer, Boston, 1725-79 and Barnabus Webb, Boston and Thomaston, Maine, c. 1729-95, the spoons each with spatulate ends, mid-rib handles, and oval bowls, one with long drop and scallop shell, inscribed "RD" and marked "BOYER" in a rectangle on the back of the handle; the other with broad drop and webbed shell, inscribed "EW to EH" on the handle and marked "BW" in a rectangle and lion pseudo hallmark, lg. 7 5/8, 8 in., respectively, approx. 4 troy oz.

Provenance: Descended through the Cushing family of Hingham, Massachusetts.

Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Daniel Boyer, Maine, Barnabus Webb, Thomaston, Hingham, Massachusetts, Cushing, Hingham, Massachusetts, Knox County, Maine, Spoons

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