Strainer Spoon

Divided Basting Spoon

Irish (Dublin)
1787
Marked by John Stoyte (free 1789)


Object Place: Europe, Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

W. 5 cm x L. 30.7 cm (1 15/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Weight: 119 gm (3 oz 16 dwt)

Accession Number

47.206

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The oval bowl has a vertically pierced divider inserted along the long axis. The plain stem has a pointed terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on end of handle, an unidentified crest: (a right hand open).

Markings

On back of handle, maker's mark JS (Bennett, p.170, no. 303); Hibernia; harp crowned; date letter P

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Gardiner M. Lane to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 13, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardiner M. Lane