San Antonio (Bexar County, Tex.) [see HTAAA notes]
The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Fred M. Nevill
Artisan or Artist
Bell, Saml. ; Bell, S. ; Bell, Samuel P.
silver ; spoons ; metalworking
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- metal -- nonferrous metal -- silver (metal) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- culinary equipment -- flatware -- spoons ; Activities Facet -- Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name) -- metalworking
Tools and Equipment for Materials -- food service tools and equipment -- eating and drinking utensils -- spoon, eating ; Tools and Equipment for Materials -- food service tools and equipment -- serving utensils -- spoon, serving
culinary equipment -- flatware -- spoons
Process or Technique
1819 - 1860
Made in Texas: Art, Life and Culture: 1845-1900.
Local Resource Number
The Bayou Bend Collection, MFAH
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Hill Texas Archive Research Notes
Origin of object is unknown, possibly made in other areas in which Samuel lived including Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or Knoxville, Tennessee.