Puritan type rattail spoon with deep circular bowl and straight handle, flattened hexagonal in section with squared end. Face of bowl is struck with the owner's initials "S L" flanking touchmark of "R•A" in a beaded fan shape above a Tudor rose below juncture with handle.

Date Made: 1660-1710

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: United States: New EnglandPlace Made: United Kingdom: EnglandUsed: United States: New England

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388339Catalog Number: 388339Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: spoon

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 18.415 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-0e24-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300583

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