Puritan type rattail spoon with almost circular, fig-shaped bowl and straight handle, flattened hexagonal in section with squared end. Face of bowl below juncture with handle is struck once with touchmark of "HK" in an imperial crown above an undulating sunburst motif. One of five matching spoons, DL*38840, 3884041, 388048, 388049 and 388050.

Date Made: 16th-17th century1660-1710

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: EuropePlace Used: United States: New 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.388341Catalog Number: 388341Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: spoon

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 16.8275 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-7d88-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300591

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