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Spoon

Spoon

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spoon
date made
1690-1725
place made
United Kingdom: England
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
ID Number
DL.175296
accession number
29853
catalog number
175296
Credit Line
Horniman Museum
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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