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Object Name: Teaspoon
Date: ca. 1810
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: silver teaspoon with a downturned coffin handle with a wheel turned reserve around the bright-cut initials, "MTW" in script; pointed shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Object Number: 1983.24
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "MTW" in bright-cut script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J BOUTIER" in a rectangle with rounded ends

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From 1819-1826, Boutier's widow may have used his mark.