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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1943.359
Date: 
1838-1848
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 3.2 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "Y" in gothic script stamped: on theunderside of the handle: "BENNETT & CALDWELL" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an upturned fiddle handle with a short, splayed midrib on the front and the engraved initial, "Y" in gothic script on the underside; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Misses Mary L. & Ellen D. Constant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group