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Dessert spoon

Fiddle-shaped, wheat sheaf stem with curved shoulders, downturned end and shell drop at back joint; egg-shaped bowl.

Inscription

"RAE" on the front and "JPM" on the back of the stem, both engraved in script laterally.

Marks

"F.M." stamped in a rectangle; manufacturing logo "(right facing lion rampant) / right facing profile) / (uppercase C)"

Provenance

Unknown.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Agnes S. Fogg-Fogg

about 1830

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

RES.56.22

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware