An antique sterling silver five o'clock spoon by Gorham featuring a cast and applied crab on the end. The spoon also features a bowl in a sea shell design. Five o'clock spoons served duty for luncheons, tea, or other food service prior to dinner and were smaller than a teaspoon.
A fine collector's piece Circa 1860.
American sterling; marked for Gorham, Lion (facing right), Anchor and letter G
Measurements; 5 1/8"
Condition report; Very good, no repairs noted