Mustard spoon

Mustard spoon
Mustard spoon
Mustard spoon
Title
Mustard spoon
Date 
ca. 1871
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 12.4 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Description 
silver mustard spoon in the New Tipt pattern with a downturned, pointed oval handle decorated with a geometric and foliate design with a beaded band above the narrow tapering stem; triangular shoulder and a horizontal oval bowl with geometric drop decoration; engraved, "M & P" in script on the underside of the handle; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Object Number 
1950.170
Marks 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "M & P" in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: lion passant, anchor, gothic "G" besides, "STERLING"
Gallery Label 
This mustard spoon was given to the donor's mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis, on the occasion of her marriage to Fellows Davis, October 17, 1871.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group