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Spoon

Spoon

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1697-1698 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mathew, William (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.268-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spoon, silver, ribbed rat-tail with beaded centre and a cleft end.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1697-1698 (made)

Artist/maker

Mathew, William (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

London hallmarks for 1697-98

Mark of William Matthew

Back of handle pricked: HW
Unidentified

Dimensions

Length: 7.5 in, Width: 1.75 in

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Spoon, silver, London hallmarks for 1697-98, mark of William Matthew.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Forging; Pouncing

Subjects depicted

Initials; Beading

Categories

Eating; Metalwork; Silver; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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