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Large Spoon

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The spoon, forged from a single piece, has a deep oval bowl, a rat tail, a flattened stem, and a ridged Hanoverian terminus.

Inscription

Engraved on back of stem, M / T * D".

Marks

On back of stem, lion passant; date letter H; leopard's head crowned; maker's mark HE with an A above and a P below (Grimwade 993);

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: January 8, 1942)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1723–24

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 6 cm x L. 36.8 cm (2 3/8 x 14 1/2 in.); Weight: 226.8 gm (7 0z 6 dwt)

Accession Number

42.9

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver