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Strainer Spoon

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The oval bowl has a vertically pierced divider inserted along the long axis. The plain stem has a pointed terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on end of handle, an unidentified crest: (a right hand open).

Marks

On back of handle, maker's mark JS (Bennett, p.170, no. 303); Hibernia; harp crowned; date letter P

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Gardiner M. Lane to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 13, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardiner M. Lane

Divided Basting Spoon

Irish (Dublin), 1787

Object Place

Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

W. 5 cm x L. 30.7 cm (1 15/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Weight: 119 gm (3 oz 16 dwt)

Accession Number

47.206

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver