The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl and a tapering hexagonal stem. The baluster support is surmounted by an oval seal. The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged from a single piece. The seal and chased baluster finial are cast and applied. Traces of gilding remain on the finial.
Engraved on top of seal, T*B
In bowl, leopard's head crowned; on back of stem near bowl, maker's mark two clubs in saltire in a heart-shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 112; rev. ed. 1989, p. 108); lion passant; date letter N
Until 1938, Dr. George L. Walton; 1938, gift of Dr. George L. Walton to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1938)
Gift of Dr. George L. Walton