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Maker(s):PP
Culture:English
Title:tablespoon
Date Made:1700-1725
Type:Food Service
Materials:silver
Place Made:United Kingdom; England
Measurements:overall: 7 3/4 in; 19.685 cm
Accession Number:  HD 75.516
Credit Line:Mrs. Helen Geier Flynt

Description:
Silver tablespoon with an upturned shield (wavy-end, dog-nose) end and short rattail drop on back of the large, oval bowl, which is marked "PP" in a shield with two mullets over and one mullet under in a shield shape, and engraved with the initials "F / G S" on the handle. This mark is not listed in Jackson's; John Davis notes that, the marks of many of the provincial silver makers are unrecorded.

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