Jam Dish and Spoon, 1900-1910

Summary

When Mary Peyton Winlock created this jam dish and spoon, early in the 20th century, she was recognized as a master silversmith, exhibiting at the Society of Arts and Crafts of Boston. Educated at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in the 1890s, she specialized in creating jewelry and serving pieces, like this one, embellished with exquisite enamel work.

When Mary Peyton Winlock created this jam dish and spoon, early in the 20th century, she was recognized as a master silversmith, exhibiting at the Society of Arts and Crafts of Boston. Educated at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in the 1890s, she specialized in creating jewelry and serving pieces, like this one, embellished with exquisite enamel work.

Artifact

Jam pot

Date Made

1900-1910

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

93.6.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Sterling silver
Enamel (Fused coating)
Pressed glass

Dimensions

Height: 2 in  (jam pot)

Diameter: 3.875 in  (jam pot)

Width: 1.5 in  (jam spoon)

Length: 4.5 in  (jam spoon)

Inscriptions

on bottom of jam pot lid: STERLING on bottom of spoon handle: STERLING

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