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Caddy spoon

Maker:
J. L., Birmingham (ca. 1811)
Date:
1811–12
Culture:
British, Birmingham
Medium:
Silver, ivory
Dimensions:
Length: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.190
Not on view
Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] anchor (Birmingham town mark);
[3] King's head to right (duty mark);
[4] date letter for 1811–12;
[5] J L, initials (unidentified maker's mark).

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