Sifter spoon

Object Number: 
Z.116
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm )
Description: 
Wrought silver sifter spoon with a pierced, horizontal elliptical bowl, and applied, pierced lobed sides; scrolled handle terminates in an engraved bird; unidentifiable maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Gallery Label: 
A similar example, made by Francois Morellon la Cave in Amsterdam in 1772, is at the Rijksmuseum (Inv. BK-NM-3861).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group