Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1942.272b
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handles: "F. MARQUAND" in a conforming rectangle, bost in an ovoid, lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, and "G" in an oval engraved: on the handle: "HJL" in script
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle, flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with shell decoration; engraved on the handle, "HJL" in script; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon originally belonged to Harriet Jackson Lyon (1807-1854, Mrs. Peter MacMartin), whose initials are engraved on the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harriet MacMartin Richards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group