Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.73
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 14.3 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved in script: on obverse of handle: "MEB" stamped: on reverse: lion in profile, star, and "D" followed by "W. S. MORGAN / POKEEPSI"
Description: 
Silver teaspoon with pointed oval bowl, downturned fiddle handle with engraved initials on obverse, and flared shoulder; stamped maker's mark and pseudo-hallmarks on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this teaspoon was part of a lot of 74 spoons from the George B. Cutten Collection purchased by the donor from Eric Shrubsole, New York City. Pseudo hallmarks are tentatively attributed to Nelson Haight.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group