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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.33
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 14.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "SMN" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: ".W. BEEBE" in a rectangle, anchor, lion passant and a star in chamfered rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an upturned fiddle handle with a short, splayed midrib and the engraved initials, "SMN" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group