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Strainer spoon

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Inscription

Engraved "6 dwt" on back of handle at juncture between bowl and handle.

Marks

"W [pellet] P" within a rectangle twice on back of handle.

Provenance

Early history unknown; given to the Museum in 1957.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward P. Hamilton

about 1760

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 518

Dimensions

13.81 cm (5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.184

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware