Teaspoon

Object Number: 
1971.59
Date: 
ca. 1770
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 11.7 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "T/ I * M" in block letters, and "October 12, 1846" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "HVV" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver teaspoon with an upturned handle with a short splayed midrib on the front; engraving erased on the front; engraved on the underside, "T/ I * M" in block letters and, "October 12, 1846" in script; elliptical bowl with a tapered drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group