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Spoons and Spoon Mold

Date:
1700–1800
Medium:
Bronze, pewter
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Frederick S. Wait, 1907
Accession Number:
07.175a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 710
Pewter could be melted down and reused multiple times. Spoons similar to this example were found in the wreck of a pirate ship that sank off the coast of Massachusetts in 1717.
Frederick Scott Wait, New York, until 1907
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