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"Medallion" salt spoon

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Gold-washed, egg-shaped bowl, stem with George Washington medallion with "W" engraved below the medallion, down-turned tip.

Inscription

"W" under medallion

Provenance

From the donor's collection

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Parkes Hunt

about 1850

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

2.3 x 10 cm (7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.64.14

Medium or Technique

Coin silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware