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Trefid Spoon

The spoons are identical in form. Each has a deep oval bowl with a ridged rat tail and a flattened stem with a trefid terminus. Construction: The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged and formed from a single piece.

Marks

On back of stem, maker's mark IS crowned in a plain shield (Kent, 1981, p. 34); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter Q

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), 1673–74

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

33.212

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver