Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1929.125
Date: 
ca. 1730 - 1740
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 11.7 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "RL" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the stem: "CR" in a circle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an upturned oval handle with a short midrib on the front and the engraved initials, "R L" in block letters; elliptical bowl with rat-tail drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the stem.
Gallery Label: 
This spoon belonged to Rachel Lippit (b. 1690) of Middletown, New Jersey. She married Eden Burrows in 1733.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group