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Spoon

Maker:
Probably by Thomas Spackman (active 1700–1713?)
Date:
1712–13
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Length: 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
97.2.6
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on back of end: W.H. / * / E.C.

Marking: [1] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] court-hand R (London date letter for 1712–13);
[3] Sp (faint) two pellets above (probably maker's mark for Thomas Spackman).

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