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Spoon

  • Place of origin:

    Sherborne (Dorset) (possibly, made)
    Sherborne (Gloucestershire) (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver-gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.224-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spoon, silver, parcel-gilt, fig shaped bowl, baluster seal top pounced AB/WB/1624

Place of Origin

Sherborne (Dorset) (possibly, made)
Sherborne (Gloucestershire) (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver-gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Sherbourne hallmark ca.1600

Pounced initials and date: AB/WB/1624

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 in, Width: 1.875 in

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Spoon, silver, parcel-gilt, Sherbourne hallmark, ca.1600

Materials

Silver; Gold

Techniques

Forging; Amalgam gilding; Pouncing

Subjects depicted

Initials

Categories

Eating; Metalwork; Silver; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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