Teaspoons (2)

Object Number: 
1950.156ab
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 5 1/2 x 1 x 1/4 in. ( 14 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "JEB" in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "S*E" in a rectangle
Description: 
Pair of silver teaspoons with downturned pointed silver handles with bright-cut decoration and the engraving, "JEB" in script; oval pointed bowls with foliate scroll decoration and broad drops; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles.
Gallery Label: 
These teaspoons were given to the donor's mother in 1871 by her great-aunt, Elizabeth Beals Partridge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group