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Mote Spoon

Description

Shallow oval bowl, pierced scrolls and "x" shapes on a narrow, round, tapering handle with triangular-shaped tip; cast shell motif at bowl back near stem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1740
Inscriptions
Undecipherable hammered marks on back of handle.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
piercing
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
mote spoons
Pierced
piercing
Silver
silver (metal)
SPOON
Dimensions
5.25 x 0.938 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.584
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2534

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