Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1950.153
Date: 
ca. 1854
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "EM" in script
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned, oval fiddle handle with a short mirib; underside of the handle engraved, "EM" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon was presented to Emily Jane Beals (1831-1907) on the occassion of her marriage to Edward C. Mitchell January 26, 1854. She passed them to her niece Marie Antoinette Baker, the donor's mother, on the occasion of her marriage to Fellows Davis, October 17, 1871.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group