Sugar spoon

Object Number: 
1927.49
Date: 
1844-50
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 17.5 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J & W. MOIR" in a rectangle engraved: on the handle: "HE" in script
Description: 
Drop-hammered silver sugar spoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short, splayed midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "HE" in script; flared shoulders and a scalloped shell bowl; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of M. F. Savage
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group