Marked by Christopher Easton
Object Place: Europe, Exeter, England
L. 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); W. of bowl 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.); Weight 42.5 gm (1 oz 8 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The spoon has a fig-shaped bowl and a tapering 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 seal and baluster support are cast and applied. Traces of gilding remain on the finial.
Stamped on back of stem, Breadalbane
In bowl, Exeter town mark; on back of stem, maker's mark C ESTON in a rectangular shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 331; rev. ed. 1989, p. 289)
Marquess of Breadalbane, Newick Park, Sussex; Anonymous Gift in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: February 12, 1942)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)