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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1968.41b
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 16.2 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "N M Bangs." in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WM SMITH" in a serrated rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with basket decoration and the engraving, "N. M. Bangs" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with shell decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
The initials on the spoon may belong to Reverend Nathan Bangs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary W. Bangs
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group