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The spoon has an ovoid bowl and a slightly pointed, downturned handle. The handle is engraved with initials in an oval, topped by a bowknot; bright-cut flowers decorate the stem. The handle joins the bowl at an elongated slashed drop.

Inscription

Opposite handle, on the vessel is engraved a worn, entwined monogram that reads "EOT or F."

Marks

"REVERE" in roman letters within a rectangle is stamped indistinctly to the left of the handle, near the rim.

Provenance

Early history unknown.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

1780–1785

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

13.5 x 11.5 x 6.8 cm (5 5/16 x 4 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.43

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware