Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1940.253
Date: 
1840-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 21.3 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "LJK" in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: partial mark "W&" conforming engraved: on the underside of hte handle: "JA" in script
Description: 
silver tablespoon with an upturned, threaded fiddle end handle with short midribs on both sides; handle engraved, "LJK" in script; underside of the handle engraved, "JA" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a threaded drop; maker's mark on the underside of the stem.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this tablespoon was presented by John Adriance to his daughter Latitia, who married William B. Kenyon (1784-1866) in 1815.
Credit Line: 
Gift of H. Benson Adriance
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group