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1937.740.2.1-.6 (RS233318)

Description

Set of six silver tablespoons with downturned oval handles and long oval bowls. Stamped shell design on the back of the bowls.

Details

Maker
Burt, Benjamin, 1729-1805 (Silversmith)
Date
1775
Inscriptions
"J W M" (Engraved on the handle)
Material
silver (metal)
silverware
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Rococo
silver (metal)
silverware
Spoon, Serving
Tablespoon
tablespoons
People and organizations
Burt, Benjamin, 1729-1805
Willard, Joseph, 1781-1804
Willard, Mary Sheafe
Dimensions
1 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.740.2.1-.6
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
189915

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