Overall: 6 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1 in. ( 16.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "CSS" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "L. C. CHAMPNEY TROY" incuse
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with engraved initials, "CSS" in script on obverse; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; stamped maker's mark and pseudo-hallmarks on reverse.
According to the accession records, this teaspoon was part of a lot of 74 spoons from the George B. Cutten Collection purchased by the donor from Eric Shrubsole, New York City.
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.