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Tongue scraper

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Seamed hollow handle, rectangular in section with chamfered edges, tapers from faceted end with slight molding to band of reeding, and has short tapering circular section above cast turned stem to which is attached a flat shaped extension for right-angled scraper with curved shoulders. Upper...

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Provenance

William Dawes, Jr., who rode with Paul Revere to Lexington. Given by Mrs. E.E. P. Holland in 1909.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland

about 1745

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 161

Dimensions

11.59 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.180

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware