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Object Name: Salt spoon
Date: 1814-1819
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 3 7/8 × 1 × 3/8 in. (9.8 × 2.5 × 1 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: One of a pair of silver salt spoons with downturned fiddle handles with short midribs on the reverse; handles engraved, "H" in script: squared shoulders and horizontal elliptical bowls; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the bowls.
Credit Line: Permanent Loan of the Beekman Family Association
Object Number: 1948.101c
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Marks: engraved: on the handles: "H" in script stamped: on the underside: "B. W" in a rectangle over, "H & N" in a rectangle besides three pseudohallmarks, lion passant, bust in an oval, "C"