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Teaspoons (3)

Object Number: 
INV.14179-14181
Date: 
1826 - 1828
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 6 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "B" in foliate script stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "PB&C" in a rectangle
Description: 
Three silver teaspoons with downturned double-swell fiddle handles with shell, scroll, and foliate decoration around the engraved initial, "B" in script; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with shell decoration; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Gallery Label: 
These spoons were made by the partnership of D.C. Cooke, John Bennett, and Maltby Pelletreau. A pair of sugar tongs by the same firm is at the Winterthur Museum.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group