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Puritan spoon

Date:
ca. 1670–90
Culture:
British, provincial or Welsh
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.2
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved at top of handle:: R H / A C / 1671

Marking: [1] fleur-de-lis within pearled ring;
[2] R C, pellet at base, in small shield.

Location of marks:
Inside bowl on stem
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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