Salt Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1866

GUSN

GUSN-48611

Description

Silver salt spoon. Tubular handle with applied rings. Round bowl formed from a coin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

salt spoons
silver (metal)
Spoon, Serving
Spoon, Salt
Silver
Pope
Spoon, Salt

Inscription

"PIVS IX PON./ MAXA XXI" (Minted on the front of the coin)
"STATO PONTIF/ 5/ SOLDI/ 1886." (Minted on the back)

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1460