The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl and a tapering hexagonal stem. The baluster support with gadrooned lobe is surmounted by a circular seal. The finial is gilt. The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged from a single piece. The seal and chased baluster support are cast and applied.
Pricked on top of seal, HB over 1617
In bowl, leopard's head crowned; on back of stem near bowl, maker's mark C enclosing I in a plain shield (Kent, 1981, p. 25); lion passant; date letter T
Tiffany & Co., London, 1938; Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: December 8, 1938)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)