Overall: 4 1/2 x 1 x 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 2.5 x 1 cm )
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "D B" in block letters
silver teaspoon with a downturned oval handle with a short midrib and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop and shell decoration; underside of the handle engraved, "D B" in block letters; no maker's marks.
According to the donor, this coffee spoon was made from uniform buttons given to Mrs. Diana Phillips Bryan of Philadelphia, by a British officer quartered in her house during the Revolutionary War.
Gift of Nanette Bryan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.