Spoon

Spoon

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Description
Puritan type rattail spoon with circular bowl and straight handle, flattened hexagonal in section with squared end. Face of bowl below juncture with handle is struck once with partial touchmark of an eight-petaled flower beneath "S[?]".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spoon
date made
16th-17th century
1660-1710
place made
Europe
place used
United States: New England
used
United States: New England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 18.0975 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
DL.388342
catalog number
388342
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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