Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 18.4 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm )
struck: on stem reverse: "WI [or L]" (flanking a figure in oval reserve with double border)
Pewter spoon with fig-shaped bowl and attentuated rat-tail drop; trifid-end stem is struck on reverse with maker's mark; obverse of stem and bowl decorated with wriggle work and male and female figures flanked by trees with crown, heart, and urn.
Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 305
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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