Marked by Edward Sweet
Object Place: Europe, Exeter, England
W. 4.8 cm x L. 20.9 cm (1 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.); Weight: 51 gm (1 oz 13 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The spoon has a deep oval bowl, a beaded rat tail, and a flattened stem with a trefid terminus. The bowl and stem are forged from a single piece.
Pricked on back of stem "I.B / M . S / 1710".
On back of stem, maker's mark SW (Jackson,1989, p.292); Britannia; lion's head erased; Castle; date letter K
Bequest of Dr. George L. Walton to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1941)
Bequest of Dr. George L. Walton