Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tablespoon
  • Meriden Britannia Co.
  • tablespoon, 1852–1879
  • Where object was made: Meriden, Connecticut, United States
  • pewter, britannia metal
  • Object Length/Width: 21 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 8 1/4 x 1 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1226.02
Description

Pewter tablespoon. Bowl tapers at the end. Rounded handle and flower pattern. Heart shape near the bowl on the handle with a line running down the center to a triangle mid-handle. Two flower shapes are facing each-other inside an and oval at the end of the handle, surrounded by a line which points inward at the back, center.