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The forged spoon has a faceted stem and an elongated bowl. The openwork finial is formed from flat wires that support a piece of mother-of-pearl in a silver bezel.

Marks

On back of handle, maker's mark GofHLtd (Culme 6085); lion passant; leopard's head; date letter h.

Provenance

Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, Historical Design Collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 22, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Denis Gallion and Daniel Morris, Historical Design Collection

English (London), 1903–04

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

2.85 x 1.35 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 in.) Weight:36.9 gm (1 oz 4 dwt)

Accession Number

1992.181

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver