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Trifid spoon

Maker:
Thomas Allen (active 1678– after 1697)
Date:
1683–84
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.4
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on back of handle: W / E

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] Lion passant guardant;
[3] f (London date letter for 1683–84);
[4] T.A. three pellets above, one below, in pointed shield

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] on back of handle
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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