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1937.741.1-.4 (RS233308)

Description

Set of four silver tablespoons with round upturned handles and pointed oval bowls.

Details

Maker
Burt, Benjamin, 1729-1805 (Silversmith)
Date
ca. 1760
Inscriptions
"I.S.W./ R.W." (Engraved on the back of the handle)
Spoon B: "I S H" "T.W." (Engraved)
"W.CARIO" (stamped)
Spoon C: "I S H" "J.W." (Engraved)
"W.CARIO" (stamped)
Spoon D: "I S H" "S.W." (Engraved)
"B.BURT" (stamped)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Descriptive terms
silver (metal)
silverware
Spoon, Serving
Tablespoon
tablespoons
People and organizations
Burt, Benjamin, 1729-1805
Dimensions
1 3/4 (D) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.741.1-.4
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard
GUSN
197827

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