Sugar Sifter Spoon
Marked by Thomas Wallis II (first mark entered 1778)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
W. 5.1 cm x L. 17.1 cm (2 x 6 3/4 in.); Weight: 39 gm (1 oz 3 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The spoon, forged from one piece, has a deep round bowl pierced with crosses and garlands in a geometric pattern. The curving stem has an “Old English” end with a bright-cut medallion.
Scratched on handle, "11147".
On back of stem, maker's mark TW (Grimwade 2975); lion passant; date letter l; sovereign's head
Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: April 11, 1940)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)