Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1983.24
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MTW" in bright-cut script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J BOUTIER" in a rectangle with rounded ends
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned coffin handle with a wheel turned reserve around the bright-cut initials, "MTW" in script; pointed shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
From 1819-1826, Boutier's widow may have used his mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group