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1911

  • Work on this object began.

1912

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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.

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.)

Cite this object as

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.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Funds; 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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