The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl and an hexagonal stem. The baluster support is surmounted by a circular seal. The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged from a single piece. The seal and chased baluster support are cast separately and applied.
In bowl, leopard's head crowned; on back of stem near bowl, maker's mark a crescent enclosing a saltire (Jackson, 1921, p. 110; rev. ed. 1989, p.107); lion passant; date letter K
Until 1925, Philip L. Spalding; 1925, gift of Philip L. Spalding to Frank Brewer Bemis; 1935, bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935)
Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis