Teaspoons (2)

Object Number: 
1939.226-227
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 5 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14.3 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "E C" in gothic script stamped: on the underside of the handles: "H & M/ H.H. PATENT. 1860" stamped: on the underside of the shoulders: "STERLING"
Description: 
Pair of silver teaspoons with upturned, threaded double-swell handles with shield, scroll and fleur-de-lis decoration and the initials, "E C" engraved in gothic script; twisted, spiral stems, flared shoulders and pointed shell bowls; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles and shoulders.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group