Spoon

Description:

Puritan type rattail spoon with large round oval bowl and straight handle, rectangular in section with thinner flared end. Front is chamfered at juncture of handle to bowl and is struck once on face bowl with a pointed-shield shape mark possibly containing the raised numerals "66". Back is stamped "E M" in incuse serif letters on terminal and struck three times with an indecipherable sawtooth-edged mark.

Date Made: 1690-1725

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Horniman Museum

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.175296Accession Number: 29853Catalog Number: 175296

Object Name: spoon

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 7 7/16 in x 2 in; 2.2225 cm x 18.89125 cm x 5.08 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_306587

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