Marked by possibly W
Object Place: Europe, London, England
W. 1.9 cm x L. 23.1 cm (3/4 x 9 1/8 in.); Weight: 28 gm (9 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The spoon, forged from a single piece has a long shallow bowl with a plain drop. The slightly tapering stem forms a second narrow bowl.
ARMORIALS: engraved on underside of large bowl, the crest of Babcock
INSCRIPTIONS: engraved below crest in monogram, "AMB".
On back of central section, sovereign's head; date letter B; leopard's head crowned; lion passant; maker's mark possibly W.
According to tradition, Adam Babcock of Boston (1740-1817); Gift of Miss Marian Lee Blake to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 19, 1930)
Gift of Miss Marian Lee Blake