Mote spoon

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1710-1720

GUSN

GUSN-8362

Description

Pierced oval bowl with rat-tail at back on long narrow handle with a pointed end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Hammered at back of handle: MA [twice, in rectangular reserve] Engraved at neck of spoon: P

Associated Building

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

Maker

Margas, Jacob (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.588

Places

Probably