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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1954.156
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 7/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SEM" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "W. Thomson" in script in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside and the engrved initials, "SEM" in script on the front; pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; maker's amrk stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy C. Barck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group