Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1947.508
Date: 
ca. 1750-1770
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 19.4 x 4.1 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "EK" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the handle: "BW" in a rectangle with left slanting side
Description: 
silver tablespoon with an upturned handle with a faint, splayed midrib on the front and the engraved initials, "E K" in block letters on the underside of the handle; elliptical bowl with a rattail drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This spoon belonged to the donor's great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth King (b. May 4, 1741 in Stamford, CT).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group