Rattail spoon with large, deep circular bowl and straight cylindrical handle flattened on front and back into a round terminal. Turning marks in face of bowl. Hammering lines on back of bowl and along handle shaft. No marks. One of twelve "Assortment of old spoons of pewter, brass etc., DL*59.1205A-L."

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.59.1205BCatalog Number: 59.1205BAccession Number: 111627

Object Name: spoon

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 17.145 cm x 6.0325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f21e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300599

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