Mote Spoon

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1720-1740

GUSN

GUSN-2534

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Undecipherable hammered marks on back of handle.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.25 x 0.938 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.584