Spoon

Spoon
Title
Spoon
Date 
1760-1780
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 21 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Pewter spoon; shell design on back of bowl.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lewis Gouverneur Morris
Object Number 
1961.28
Marks 
stamped: bottom of handle: "LONDON" and "CM" engraved: bottom of handle: "DM"
Gallery Label 
This spoon was found in the wreckage of the H.M.S. Hussar, a British frigate that sunk in the East River off Morrisania, New York on November 23, 1780.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group