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Tablespoons (2)

Object Number: 
1929.123ab
Date: 
ca. 1765-1770
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 21 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "T/ S M" in block letters stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "BRASHER" in a rectangle, "N-YORK" in a rectangle
Description: 
Pair of silver tablespoons with upturned handles with short midribs on the fronts and the engraved initials, "T/ S M" in block letters on the undersides; elliptical bowls with long drops; maker's marks on the undersides of the stems.
Gallery Label: 
These tablespoons belonged to Dr. Stephen Tallman (1702-1774) and his wife Mary Potter (b. 1706/07), who married in Shrewsbury, New Jersey in 1724.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group