Mote Spoon

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1720-1740

GUSN

GUSN-2533

Description

Oval bowl pierced with scrolls on a slender round handle with a pointed terminus.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mote spoons
carving (processes)
piercing
silver (metal)
Silver
Pierced
Carved
SPOON

Inscription

Two marks hammered on back of handle, the first: illegible; the second: two five-pointed stars.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.583