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Spoon

  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.33-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spoon, silver, ribbed rat-tail, trifid end having on the fornt an applied oval medallion of the head of Charles I to left and engraved on the back with a Gothic C.

Place of Origin

Leeds (made)

Date

ca.1680 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, engraved

Marks and inscriptions

Mark for Leeds, ca.1680

Mark: BB within a heart
Unidentified

Engraved on the back with a Gothic C.

Dimensions

Length: 7.375 in, Width: 1.875 in

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

The medallion of Charles I may be a later addition.

Descriptive line

Spoon, silver, Leeds, ca.1680, mark unidentified.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Forging; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Initials

Categories

Eating; Metalwork; Silver; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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