Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.66
Date: 
ca. 1810-1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "ABC" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "SHEPHERD & BOYD" in a serrated rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned coffin handle engraved, "ABC" in script, and a pointed oval bowl with an inscribed arch drop; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group