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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.86
Date: 
1840-1863
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 14.3 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "O. Smith" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "FAIRPORT NY" in a rectangle, "J H IVES" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an upturned fiddle handle with a short splayed midrib and the engraving, "O. Smith" in script on the front; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group