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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.78
Date: 
1809-1823
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: "LS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J. S. Porter" in script in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle engraved, "LS" in script, 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