Overall: 9 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in. ( 23.8 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm ) Silver Weight: 1 oz (troy) 19 dwt (60 g)
Silver memorial spoon, in the form of a tablespoon with a downturned oval-end handle, short splayed midrib on the underside, and elliptical bowl with a long broad drop; obverse of handle is engraved, "Joanna Westerlo, died 4". Feb 1788 Aged 4 Yrs & 11 Months." in script; maker's hallmark stamped along underside of handle shaft.
engraved: on the handle: "Joanna Westerlo, died 4". Feb 1788 Aged 4 Yrs & 11 Months." in script stamped: on the underside of the stem: "HUTTON" in a rectangle
This funeral spoon commemorates the death of 4-year-old Joanna Westerlo (1783-1788), daughter of Eilardus Westerlo (1738-1790) and Catharina Livingston Van Rensselaer of Albany.
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