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Pewter spoon

Object Number: 
1921.26a
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 20.6 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Pewter spoon; scroll decorations at bottom of bowl; engraved foliate design on front handle.
Gallery Label: 
This spoon was found in 1920 during subway excavations at Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group