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Small Spoon

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Each forged teaspoon has a shallow oval bowl with a plain drop and flattened stem with a ridged Hanoverian end.

Inscription

Engraved on front end of the handle,"S / I*A"

Marks

On back of stem of each, maker's mark WS over RC (Grimwade 3334); lion passant; an unidentified mark, H with part of a pellet to the right in a square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

English (London), 1775–82

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 2.3 cm (7/8 in.); L. 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Weight: 11.3 gm ( 7 dwt)

Accession Number

RES.33.104

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver