Tablespoons (2)

Object Number: 
1970.21ab
Date: 
ca. 1820-1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 9 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "JMB" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "GRIFFEN & HOYT" in a rectangle, anchor in an oval, star in an oval, bust in an oval
Description: 
Pair of silver tablespoons with downturned fiddle handles with short splayed midribs on the undersides and the engraved initials, "JMB" in script on the fronts; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with tapered drops; makers' marks on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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Creative: Tronvig Group