This is a Basting spoon. It was made by Ebenezer Coker. It is dated 1743 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is molded, raised, and engraved silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Alexandra Herzan and Paul Herzan.
It is credited
Gift of Alexandra and Paul Herzan.
Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 34.3 × 6.7 × 5.1 cm (13 1/2 in. × 2 5/8 in. × 2 in.)
It has the following markings
EC in Gothic script in a rectangular shield, crowned leopard head, lower case h in shaped shield, and lion passant, all on back of stem
It is inscribed
Engraved with initials T + U on end of handle
Cite this object as
Basting Spoon; Made by Ebenezer Coker (British, active ca. 1738 - 1783); molded, raised, and engraved silver; L x W x D: 34.3 × 6.7 × 5.1 cm (13 1/2 in. × 2 5/8 in. × 2 in.); Gift of Alexandra and Paul Herzan; 2016-11-1