Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1957.239
Date: 
ca. 1765-1775
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 20.6 x 4.1 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "S S" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the handle: twice, "IC" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver tablespoon with an upturned handle with a short, splayed midrib on the front and the engraved initials, "S S" in block letters; elliptical bowl with a long, slashed drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this tablespoon belonged to Sarah Sanders, the mother of the founder of Glen, New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harry A. Schaupp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group