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Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1940.459
Date: 
1840-1847
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 22.2 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "PJL" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "E. BENJAMIN & Co"
Description: 
silver tablespoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short, splayed midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "PJL" in script on the handle; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Alfred M. F. Kiddle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group