November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
Lot 76
 

76

A silver tablespoon
Jurian Blanck, Jr. (1644-1715), New York, NY, circa 1690

With trefid end, "rattail" bowl back, engraved with monogram "C*H" to front, engraved with monogram "VD/ I*T" to back, marked to back of stem.

W: 1 3/4 in. L: 7 in., Weight: 1.12 oz. t.

Provenance

J. Herbert Gebelein, 1991
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, December 13, 2014
A private New Jersey collection.

Literature

Waters, Deborah Dependahl, Elegant Plate: Three Centuries of Precious Metals in New York City, vol. I-II, Hanover: University Press of New England, 2000, p. 112
Smith, Helen Burr, "Four Hoof Spoons," Antiques (June 1944), vol. 45, p. 292-293, fig. 2.

Sold for $5,985
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

With trefid end, "rattail" bowl back, engraved with monogram "C*H" to front, engraved with monogram "VD/ I*T" to back, marked to back of stem.

Provenance

J. Herbert Gebelein, 1991
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, December 13, 2014
A private New Jersey collection.

Literature

Waters, Deborah Dependahl, Elegant Plate: Three Centuries of Precious Metals in New York City, vol. I-II, Hanover: University Press of New England, 2000, p. 112
Smith, Helen Burr, "Four Hoof Spoons," Antiques (June 1944), vol. 45, p. 292-293, fig. 2.

Note

Jurian Blanck, Jr. is the first noted Dutch silversmith working in New York, and his work represents the earliest surviving silver from a New York maker.

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