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Marrow Spoon

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The spoon, forged from a single piece, has a long shallow bowl with a rounded end. The slightly tapering stem, semicircular in section, forms a second narrow bowl.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on back of larger end , the crest of Frenband, Bedford, Brown, Cowmeadow, Stoyt, or Western.

Marks

On the back of handle, maker's mark LA (Grimwade 1892)

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1720

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 2 cm x L. 20.5 cm (13/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Weight: 42.6 gm (1 oz 7 dwt)

Accession Number

33.231

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver