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Tablespoon

Maker:
James Sutton (entered 1780, bankrupt 1784, active until 1793)
Maker:
James Bult (entered 1782, active through 1819, died 1846)
Date:
1782–83
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.9
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved at end of handle: [monogram] RFL

Marking: [1] Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] g (London date letter for 1782–83);
[4] I.S. / I.B., in oblong (maker's mark for James Sutton and James Bult)

Location of marks:
On back
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)
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