Basting Spoon

English (London)
1794–95
Marked by George Smith (III), Marked by William Fearn


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 5.3 cm x L. 30.4 cm (2 1/16 x 11 15/16 in.); Weight: 110.6 gm (3 oz 11 dwt)

Accession Number

31.491

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each spoon, forged from a single piece, has an oval bowl and a flattened stem with a plain drop and a plain Hanoverian end.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on front of each, the crest and motto of Campbell.
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on back of handle, "R".

Markings

On back of steam of each,lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter t; sovereign's head; maker's mark GS over WF (Grimwade 910).

Provenance

Bequest of Miss O. M. E. Rowe to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 16, 1931)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss O. M. E. Rowe