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Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1941.79
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 15.6 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "LSB" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "I. W. FORBES" in a rectangle and three unidentifiable pseudohallmarks
Description: 
Silver teaspoon with down-turned fiddle-end handle and with short, splayed midrib along underside; engraved initials, "LSB" in script along front; pointed oval bowl has tapered drop; maker's hallmarks stamped along underside of handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group