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Salt Spoon

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Each forged spoon has a plain upturned terminus and a shovel-shaped bowl with rippled sides.

Marks

On stem of each, illegible.

Provenance

Crichton Brothers, Inc., New York, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, May 1, 1918, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis

probably English (London), about 1760

Object Place

England

Dimensions

W. 1.7 cm x L. 8.9 cm (11/16 x 3 1/2 in.); Weight: 8.5 gm (2 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1628

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver