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Maker(s):Vernon, Samuel
Culture:American (1683-1737)
Title:spoon
Date Made:1705-1725
Type:Food Service
Materials:silver
Place Made:United States; Rhode Island; Newport
Measurements:overall: 7 7/16 in.; 18.8913 cm
Accession Number:  HD 58.187

Description:
Silver spoon with a large oval bowl with a rounded drop and rattail and upturned trifid handle, which is marked "SV" over a fleur-de-lis between the letters in a heart-shaped punch for Samuel Vernon (1683-1737) , and engraved with the initials "R + H" on the back of the handle.

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