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Caddy spoon

Possibly by Peter Bateman (active 1790–1815, died 1825)
Possibly by Ann Bateman (active 1791–1805, died before 1813)
1802–3 or 1824–25
British, London or Chester
Silver, parcel-gilt
Length: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel P. Avery, 1897
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved at end of handle: [onogram] M H.

Marking: [1] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] King's head to right (duty mark);
[3] Roman capital F in chamfered square (date letter for Chester 1802–03 or 1824–25;
[4] P B (?), A B(?) below, in square (possibly maker's mark for Peter and Ann Bateman).

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