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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
INV.14185
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "B" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "Whitney" in script in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
Silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside and thte engraved initial, "B" in script on the front; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; maker's marks on the underside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group