Marked by B
Object Place: Europe, London, England
L. 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.); W. of bowl 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.); Weight, 19.8 gm (15 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Silver, parcel gilt
Not On View
The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl, tapering hexagonal stem, and a gilt diamond-point finial. The bowl, stem, and finial are forged from a single piece. There are splits in the bowl that have been filled with lead solder.
Charles G. Rupert, New York. December 13, 1947, Parke-Bernet, New York, lot 217, purchased by the MFA with the Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $960 [see note 1]. (December 29, 1947)
 MFA accession numbers 47.1616 - 47.1619 were acquired together.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour