Tablespoons

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775

GUSN

GUSN-189915

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablespoons
silverware
silver (metal)
Rococo
Spoon, Serving
Tablespoon
Tablespoon

Inscription

"J W M" (Engraved on the handle)

Additional Identification Number

1937.740.2a-f

Maker

Burt, Benjamin, 1729-1805 (Silversmith)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Dimensions

1 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.740.2.1-.6

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)