Overall: 8 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 22.5 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "JED" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W. S. PELLETREAU." in roman letters in a rectangle
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.
This spoon was purchased from William Smith Pelletreau by Dr. Joseph Doane (1801-1847) of Riverhead, LI.
Gift of Mrs. Josephine Griswold
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