Mote spoon

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1720-1760

GUSN

GUSN-2536

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.625 x 0.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.586