Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1950.134
Date: 
1801-1805
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 14.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "HM" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the handle: "MOORE & FERGUSON" in roman letters in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned pointed handle with bright-cut borders and foliate decoration; handle engraved, "MH" in block letters; pointed oval bowl with a long drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon was given to Martha White Horton, the great-grandmother of the donor, on the occasion of her marriage to James Horton in 1800.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Ednah C. Ryder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group