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Tablespoon

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Each spoon is forged from a single piece of silver and has a deep oval bowl, a rat tail, a flattened stem, and a ridged Hanoverian terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on each stem, the crest of Hall or Butts.

Marks

On back of stem, maker's mark IT (Grimwade 1703);date letter r; lion passant; leopard's head crowned;

Provenance

Anonymous Gift 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), 1752–53

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 4.3 cm x L. 20.3 cm (1 11/16 x 8 in.); Weight: 68 gm (2 oz 4dwt)

Accession Number

33.245

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver