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Salt spoon

Object Number: 
1937.201
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 in. ( 10.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "DSW" in bright-cut script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "N" "H" each in a square
Description: 
Silver salt spoon with a downturned fiddle handle engraved, "DSW" in bright-cut script, cahmfered shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This salt spoon descended to the donor through Jonathan Dayton Williamson and Louise Schermerhorn.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group