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Salt spoon

Object Number: 
1971.49
Date: 
1832-1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "ME" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "GRIFFEN & SON" in a serrated rectangle
Description: 
silver salt spoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short splayed midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "ME" in script; flared shoulders and a horizontal elliptical bowl; maker's amrks 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