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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1941.960b
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. ( 14.6 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MSH" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "Wm * S * WOOD" in a rectangle over, "N * Y" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with basket decoration and the engraved initials, "MSH" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with shell decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group