Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.55
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 x 3/4 in. ( 14.3 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "HJVS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "I * V" in a cartouche, bird's head in a cartouche and a "P" in roman letters in a cartouche
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a down turned pointed handle with bright-cut decoration and the engraved initials, "HJVS" in script; pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; 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