Salt Spoon

probably English (London)
about 1760
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

W. 1.7 cm x L. 9 cm (11/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Weight: 8.5 gm (2 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1629

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each forged spoon has a plain upturned terminus and a shovel-shaped bowl with rippled sides.

Markings

On stem of each, illegible.

Provenance

Crichton Brothers, Inc., New York, purchased by Frank Brewer Bemis, May 1, 1918, Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis