Salt spoon

Object Number: 
1947.131
Date: 
ca. 1850-1870
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 x 3/8 in. ( 9.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "H v D" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "GEO. W. WELSH 244 GREENWICH ST." incuse
Description: 
silver salt spoon with an upturned fiddle handle with a short midrib and the engraved initials, "H v D" in script on the front; flared shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This salt spoon belonged to the von Drehle family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry F. von Drehle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group