Overall: 7 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 in. ( 18.4 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm )
Silver Weight: 2 oz (troy) (62 g)
Silver presentation spoon with an upturned trifid end handle with a broad, oval bowl and a rat tail drop; engraved on the underside off the bowl, "Cornelia Duycken Vereert Door haeroom en/ Compeer Johannis Abeel Anno 1686 den 25 Agusty" in script; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the stem.
Gift of Edmund Astley Prentis
Inscription: engraved on the underside of the bowl: "Cornelia Duycken Vereert Door haeroom en/ Compeer Johannis Abeel Anno 1686 den 25 Agusty" in script
Mark: stamped on the underside of the stem: "IK" in a rectangle
Presented by Johannes Abeel (1667-1711) to Cornelia Duyckinck (b. 1685); descent uncertain. Purchased prior to 1950 by collector Edmund Astley Prentis (1883-1967), the donor.
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