Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.27
Date: 
ca. 1740
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "H/ S B" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the stem: twice, "PV" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an upturned handle with a groove up the front and the engraved initials, "H/ S B" in block letters on the underside; elliptical bowl with a double, broad and tapered drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stems.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group