Mote Spoon

English (London)
1703–04
Marked by possibly L


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 2.1 cm x L. 11.5 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Weight: 5.7 gm (2 dwt)

Accession Number

33.217

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The spoon has an oval bowl that is pierced overall with heart-shaped openings in a geometric pattern. The slender stem tapers to a point. The spoon is forged from a single piece.

Markings

On inside of bowl, maker's possibly L; Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter h

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 (1833-1914)