Marked by John Smith (English, 1652–1742)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
L. 20.2 cm (7 15/16 in.); W. of bowl 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.); Weight 59.5 gm (2 oz 1 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The spoons are identical in form. Each has a deep oval bowl with a ridged rat tail and a flattened stem with a trefid terminus.
The bowl and stem of the spoon are forged and formed from a single piece.
On back of stem, maker's mark IS crowned in a plain shield (Kent, 1981, p. 34); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter Q
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)