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Spoon, ca. 1722

This is a spoon. It is dated ca. 1722 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 19.2 x 4.6 x 2.1 cm (7 9/16 x 1 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of mid-stem: cursive "FW", control mark for Prussia used in 1809.

It is inscribed

On handle: AM.S. G.S. .1.7.2.2.

Cite this object as

Spoon, ca. 1722; silver; L x W x D: 19.2 x 4.6 x 2.1 cm (7 9/16 x 1 13/16 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-34

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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