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Teaspoons (2)

Object Number: 
1957.199b,e
Date: 
1804/05
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 6 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "EA" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "J * S" in a rectangle, Hiberinia in a cahfmered rectangle, crowned harp in a chamfered rectangle, "H"
Description: 
Pair of silver teaspoons with downturned fiddle handles engraved, "EA" in script; squared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with broad drops; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.
Provenance: 
Elizabeth Arden (b.1763); to her sister Margaret Antoinette Arden (b.1770), who married Frederick Babcock (b.1771); to their daughter Mary Elizabeth Babcock (1808-1851), who married William Lewis Morris (1805-1864); to their son John Babcock Morris (b.1839), who married Mary E. Faitoute; to their son John Babcock Morris Jr. (1881-1957), the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group