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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1952.414
Date: 
ca. 1800-1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 2.9 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved on the handle: "M/ R F" in block letters. Struck on the underside of the handles: "J. Sayre" in a conforming rectangle.
Description: 
Silver teaspoon with a downturned pointed handle with bright-cut decoration and the engraved initials, "M/ R F" in block letters; pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Lewis Gouveneur Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group