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Object Name: Teaspoon
Date: ca. 1730 - 1740
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 4 5/8 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 11.7 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: silver teaspoon with an upturned oval handle with a short midrib on the front and the engraved initials, "R L" in block letters; elliptical bowl with rat-tail drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 1929.125
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Marks: engraved: on the underside of the handle: "RL" in block letters stamped: on the underside of the stem: "CR" in a circle

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This spoon belonged to Rachel Lippit (b. 1690) of Middletown, New Jersey. She married Eden Burrows in 1733.