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Salt spoon

Object Number: 
1924.34a
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 9.5 x 2.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front of handle: "AF" in bright cut script stamped: underside of handle: "GEOFF" in a rectangle, in roman letters besides a eagle in a circle and a roman "C" in a circle
Description: 
silver salt spoon; downturned fiddle handle with an outlined scallop on front, flaring shoulders, and a horizontal elliptical bowl; engraved "AF" in bright-cut script on the front of the handle; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This set of salt cellars and salt spoons belonged to Anna Floyd, daughter of General William Floyd of the Revolutionary War and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Anna Floyd married George Clinton in 1808.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group