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Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1978.45
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 23.2 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "R/ S A" in block letters stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "A F" in a serrated rectangle, "N-YORK" in a serrated rectangle
Description: 
silver tablespoon with a downturned pointed handle with bright-cut decoration and the engraved initials, "R/ S A" in block letters; pointed oval bowls with a tipped drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group