Madonna and Child spoon

English (London)
1527–28
Marked by William Simpson (apprenticed 1499, died about 1546)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.706

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Fig-shaped bowl, slender stem surmounted by figure of Madonna & child on small molded capital. Bowl bent & worn at tip. I V on back of bowl. Mate to 30.707.

Markings

Marked: leopard's head crowned in bowl, date-letter K and fringed S on back of stem near bowl.

Provenance

Bought by the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund