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Spoon

Spoon

  • Place of origin:

    Barnstaple (made)

  • Date:

    1670-1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Peard, John Jnr (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.278-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spoon, Rat tail with cleft end

Place of Origin

Barnstaple (made)

Date

1670-1680 (made)

Artist/maker

Peard, John Jnr (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

Maker's mark 'I P' in a shaped punch for John Peard Junior, struck twice on the back of the stem; town mark of Barnstaple struck once on back of the stem.

Pricked on the back of the treffid end of the spoon:
'Sep 25ht
1700
I P'

Dimensions

Length: 19.2 cm From tip of nose to tip of finial, Weight: 42.5 g

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Silver, English (Barnstaple), around 1700, mark of John Peard II.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Constable, David J. E. Silver Spoons of Britain. The Complete History of Silver Spoons of England, Ireland and Scotland and their Makers 1200-1710. 2 vols. [Great Britain] Constables Publishing, 2016. ISBN 9780957134416

Materials

Silver

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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