Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.38
Date: 
1783-1795
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "JS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "JOHNSON" in a rectangle in roman letters
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle engraved, "JS" in script and a pointed oval bowl with an inscribed arch drop; maker's mark 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