Madonna and Child spoon
Marked by William Simpson (apprenticed 1499, died about 1546)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fig-shaped bowl, slender stem surmounted by figure of Madonna & child on small molded capital. Bowl bent & worn at tip. I V on back of bowl. Mate to 30.707.
Marked: leopard's head crowned in bowl, date-letter K and fringed S on back of stem near bowl.
Bought by the MFA for $1500. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund