Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.76
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "J.A.V." in script stamped: on the undersdie of the handle: "W. C. MORRIS" besides a star in a circle, "D" in a circle, star in a circle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a splayed midrib and the engraved initials, "J.A.V." in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; maker's mark 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