Teaspoon: marked "Best Britannia Metal"

Object Number: 
1934.70
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. ( 14 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on reverse of flat handle: "BEST/[B]RITAN[IA]/METAL" around crown
Description: 
Teaspoon with oval bowl and flat end; simple shell drop.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John S. Appleby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group