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Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1941.338
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 22.5 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "JED" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W. S. PELLETREAU." in roman letters in a rectangle
Description: 
silver tablespoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short splayed midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "JED" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with shell decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This spoon was purchased from William Smith Pelletreau by Dr. Joseph Doane (1801-1847) of Riverhead, LI.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Josephine Griswold
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group