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)

Dimensions

6.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.588

Places

Probably