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Rectangular in section, handle is very thing at wavy end which is bent forward. Bowl has molded and rounded drop in grooved rattail flanked by leafy scroll design - apparently the Dummer stamp most common in survival. The spoon's position in the swage gives it a longer drop and causes the first...

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Inscription

MW on back of handle

Marks

ID fleur-de-lis below in heart on back of stem and in bowl (both away from bowl)

Provenance

Buhler Catalogue: Unknown.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Esther Jackson and Mrs. Percy O. Daley

about 1700

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 25

Dimensions

17.46 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1001

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware