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The fiddlehead-style spoon has a pointed egg-shaped bowl with squared shoulders and a downturned tip.

Inscription

Engraved on top of handle "First Church / Malden 1823" in flowing, sprigged script.

Marks

Partially stamped on back of stem"S W" within a serrated rectangle.

Provenance

In the collection of the First Church, Congregational, in Malden, Massachusetts, until given to the Museum in 1991.

Credit Line

Gift of the First Church in Malden, Congregational

about 1823

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.8 x 17.7 cm (1 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.500

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware