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Sugar spoon

Object Number: 
INV.14550
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "Hinckley" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J. D. CHASE" in a rectangle and three pseudohallmarks
Description: 
Silver sugar spoon with an upturned double-swell fiddle handle with a foliate tip and foliate scroll decoration; reeded stem, scrolled shoulders and scalloped shell bowl; handle engraved, "Hinckley" in script; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group