Egg spoon

Object Number: 
1952.294b
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Coin silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 1 x 3/4 in. ( 12.4 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "I. C" in gothic script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "PAT55 COIN"
Description: 
coin silver egg spoon with an upturned threaded oval handle with shell and trefoil decoration; "I C" engraved in gothic script on the underside of the handle; pear-shaped oval bowl with trefoil decoration; "COIN" stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group