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Spoon

Spoon
Spoon
Title
Spoon
Date 
1767-1798
Medium 
Pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 5/8 x 2 x 7/8 in. ( 16.8 x 5.1 x 2.2 cm )
Description 
Pewter spoon with circular bowl and straight slip-end stem.
Credit Line 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number 
1955.4
Marks 
struck: on face of bowl: "WE" (in circular reserve)
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this is one of six known spoons made by William J. Elsworth (1767-1798). Elsworth was secretary and later treasurer of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesman of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group