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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1939.383
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "CMC" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "F.M." in a rectangle, lion passant, bust in an oval, "C" in oval
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with shell decoration and the engraved initials, "CMC" 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 Mrs. George T. Linsley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group