Salt spoon

Object Number: 
1939.384
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 8.9 x 2.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "R" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "Stoddard" in script in a rectangle
Description: 
silver salt spoon with a downturned fiddle handle with basket decoration and the engraved initilal, "R" in script; flared shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George T. Linsley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group