Marrow Scoop (England), 1792
It is credited
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
hallmarks GS over WF for George Smith and William Fearn, lion passant for sterling silver, crowned leopard's head ( crown partially effaced)for London, date letter 'r' for 1792, George III head duty mark
It is inscribed
engraved with a crest of a male torso blowing a horn
Cite this object as
Marrow Scoop (England), 1792; Made by William Fearn ; silver; L x W x D: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment; 2005-10-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.