Marrow Spoon

English (London)
about 1720
Marked by Paul de Lamerie (Dutch (active in England) 1688–1751)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 2 cm x L. 20.5 cm (13/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Weight: 42.6 gm (1 oz 7 dwt)

Accession Number

33.231

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The spoon, forged from a single piece, has a long shallow bowl with a rounded end. The slightly tapering stem, semicircular in section, forms a second narrow bowl.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on back of larger end , the crest of Frenband, Bedford, Brown, Cowmeadow, Stoyt, or Western.

Markings

On the back of handle, maker's mark LA (Grimwade 1892)

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour