Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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mote spoon (mote skimmer)
  • England, United Kingdom
  • mote spoon (mote skimmer), circa 1720
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Length/Width: 14 x 2.3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/2 x 7/8 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0170
Label Text

The radiating drop and dot shapes are cut out of the spoon’s bowl; the handle has a pointed tip.