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Mote spoon

Description

Shallow oval bowl pierced with scrolls on a narrow tapering handle with triangular shaped terminus.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1760
Inscriptions
Marks hammered at handle back: IM [outlined in box] [running animal - a lion? Outlined in box. See worksheet in file for sketch.]
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
5.625 x 0.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.586
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2536

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