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Madonna and Child spoon

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Fig-shaped bowl, slender stem surmounted by figure of Madonna & child on small molded capital. Bowl bent & worn at tip. I V on back of bowl. Mate to 30.707.

Marks

Marked: leopard's head crowned in bowl, date-letter K and fringed S on back of stem near bowl.

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

English (London), 1527–28

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.706

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver