Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1942.522
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 x 5/8 in. ( 13.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "M/ I * T" in block letters
Description: 
silver teaspoon with a downturned oval handle with bright-cut decoration and the initials, "M/ I *T" engraved in block letters; elliptical bowl with a double-tapered, slashed drop; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This teaspoon belonged to the de la Montague family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Finley Johnson Shepard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group