Mote Spoon

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1710-1740

GUSN

GUSN-2535

Description

Shallow oval bowl pierced with asymmetrical scrolls on a slender rounded handle with a spade-shaped terminus; back cast with a shell device just above junction of bowl and handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Two marks hammered on back of handle: a partial lion rampant, and a pair of owl eyes.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.625 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.585