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Object Name: Tablespoon
Date: 1845-1854
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 9 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 23.2 x 4.8 x 1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Albany
Description: silver tablespoon with a downturned fiddle-end handle, short splayed midrib on the back, flaring shoulders, and a pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; handle engraved, "MG" in script; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: Gift of Robert G. Goelet
Object Number: 1970.30a
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "MG" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "HOOD & TOBEY" in roman letters in a rectangle besides three pseudo hallmarks in chamfered squares, a star, "D" and an eagle