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Object Name: Teaspoon
Date: ca. 1840
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 14.9 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Place made: New York
Description: Silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside and thte engraved initial, "B" in script on the front; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; maker's marks on the underside.
Credit Line: Gift of Townsend Lawrence
Object Number: INV.14178
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "B" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "Whitney" in script in a conforming rectangle