User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Dessert spoon (one of a pair)

This spoon has an egg-shaped bowl and a fiddle back handle with a ridge on front. It may have been made to match 12.1128.

Inscription

engraved S.W.

Marks

A. HEWS JR in rectangle

Provenance

1912, gift of Horace E. Ware to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace E. Ware

about 1825–45

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Accession Number

12.1134

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware