Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.54
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 13.3 x 2.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "HS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J. S. MOTT/ FULTON ST NY"
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle decorated with a sheaf of wheat and sickle and the engraved initials, "HS" in foliate script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with shell decoration; stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group