Seal-top spoon

Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
British, probably Beccles, Norfolk
Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.1
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on back of bowl: 1616

Pricked on seal top: initials T.C.

Marking: Rosette of five large dots, 1, 3 and one with 4 smaller dots between, enclosed within a beaded circle

Location of mark:
On inside of bowl near stem
Mrs. Samuel P. Avery (until 1897; to MMA)