Marked by HL
Object Place: Europe, London, England
L. 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); W. of bowl 5.1 cm (2 in.); Weight 48.2 gm (1 oz 13 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl and a tapered hexagonal stem. The baluster support is surmounted by a circular seal.
The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged from a single piece. The baluster support and seal are cast separately and applied. Traces of gilding remain on the finial.
In bowl, leopard's head crowned; on back of stem near bowl, maker's mark D enclosing C (Kent, 1981, p. 26); lion passant; date letter A
Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914).
(Accession Date: March 2, 1933)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)