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Mustard spoon

Object Number: 
1950.158
Date: 
ca. 1850-1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 x 3/4 in. ( 13.3 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "B" in gothic script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "H. B. STANWOOD & CO. PURE COIN" incuse
Description: 
silver mustard spoon with a slightly upturned thread and scroll pointed handle; engraved on the underside "B" in gothic script; scrolled shoulders and a circular bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the bowl.
Gallery Label: 
This mustard spoon was 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