Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1950.138
Date: 
ca. 1820
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 15.6 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "BABA" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "Stodder & Frobisher" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "BABA" in script; squared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon belonged to Rebecca Austin.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Jane Austin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group