Demitasse spoon

Object Number: 
INV.5924.1
Date: 
1750-1783
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Pewter demitasse spoon excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan; shallow oval bowl.
Gallery Label: 
This spoon was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others prior to the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues and 204th and Academy Streets in Washington Heights. The spoon was probably owned by an officer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group