Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1970.30a
Date: 
1845-1854
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 23.2 x 4.8 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MG" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "HOOD & TOBEY" in roman letters in a rectangle besides three pseudo hallmarks in chamfered squares, a star, "D" and an eagle
Description: 
silver tablespoon with a downturned fiddle-end handle, short splayed midrib on the back, flaring shoulders, and a pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; handle engraved, "MG" in script; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group