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Trefid Spoon

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The spoon has a deep oval bowl, a ridged rat tail, and a flattened stem with a trefid terminus. The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged from a single piece.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: February 12, 1942)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), about 1678

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

L. 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.); W. of bowl 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.); Weight 42.5 gm (1 oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

42.83

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver