Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1983.26b
Date: 
ca. 1800-1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 15.6 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "EW" in bright-cut script stamped: on the undersideof the handle: "WR" in roman letters in a rectangle between a sheaf of wheat and a star in rectangles
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a long, downturned fiddle coffin-end handle with wheel turned decoration around the bright-cut initials, "EW," chamfered shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with an oval drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon was purchased at auction at Christies through Shrubsole.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group