Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1945.130b
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "EP" in bright-cut script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WThompson" in script, in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle end handle engraved, "E P" in bright-cut script, with a short midrib on the underside; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon belonged to Estelle Livingston de Peyster (Mrs. John Watts de Peyster), the grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Estelle de Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group