Overall: 4 7/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 12.4 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "M & P" in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: lion passant, anchor, gothic "G" besides, "STERLING"
silver mustard spoon in the New Tipt pattern with a downturned, pointed oval handle decorated with a geometric and foliate design with a beaded band above the narrow tapering stem; triangular shoulder and a horizontal oval bowl with geometric drop decoration; engraved, "M & P" in script on the underside of the handle; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
This mustard spoon was given to the donor's mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis, on the occasion of her marriage to Fellows Davis, October 17, 1871.
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
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