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Tablespoon

English (London)
1752–53
Probably by James Tookey (first mark entered 1750)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 4.2 cm x L. 20.2 cm (1 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Weight: 65.2 gm (2 oz 2 dwt)

Accession Number

33.246

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each spoon is forged from a single piece of silver and has a deep oval bowl, a rat tail, a flattened stem, and a ridged Hanoverian terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on each stem, the crest of Hall or Butts.

Markings

On back of stem, maker's mark IT (Grimwade 1703);date letter r; lion passant; leopard's head crowned;

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)