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Rockledge Silver Service Spoon, 1911–12

This is a spoon. It was designed by George Washington Maher and manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company and made for (as the client) Ernest L. and Grace King. It is dated 1911–12 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Historical Design Inc. and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and catalogued by Cynthia Trope. It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 6.2 x 3.1 x 2 cm (2 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 13/16 in.)

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Rockledge Silver Service Spoon, 1911–12; Designed by George Washington Maher (American, 1864–1926); USA; silver; L x W x D: 6.2 x 3.1 x 2 cm (2 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 13/16 in.); 1995-49-10

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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