Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1980.20
Date: 
ca. 1775
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 11.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the stem: "IBL" in the rectangle engraved: on the underside of the handle: "MEB" in block letters
Description: 
Silver teaspoon with an upturned oval handle with a short splayed midrib on the front and the engraved initials, "MEB" in block letters on the undersdie of the handle; pointed oval handle with a broad drop and three masted ship decoration on fess; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group