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Dessert spoon

Object Number: 
1971.101
Date: 
ca. 1840-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 19 x 4.1 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "E S v A L B" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WM WISE" in a rectangle, "BROOKLYN" in a rectangle
Description: 
Silver dessert spoon with an upturned fiddle handle with a short midrib and the engraved initials, "ESvALB" in script on the front; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group