Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spoon
  • United States
  • spoon, 1710–1750
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter
  • Object Length/Width: 19.2 x 4.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/2 x 1 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1170.b
Description

Pewter untrimmed spoon. Represents an unfinished spoon from the mold (1928.2808). It has a circular nub of metal on the end of the bowl and a line running down the center of the handle. It has been identified as a Hanoverian mid-rib type spoon with "rat tail".