Expanded Hours

We're now open Wednesdays through Sundays! Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required for visitors ages 12 and up. Learn more >

Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1929.122e
Date: 
ca. 1790-1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 13.3 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "M/ T *S" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the handle: "D. HALL" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an oval handle with a wheel turned border, short midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "M/ T * S" in block letters on the front; pointed oval bowl with a long, slashed drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon belonged to Mary Seabrook Tilton, wife of George Tilton. The donor was related through marriage to the Seabrook family. Both the Seabrook and Stillwell families were from Middletown, NJ.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group