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Object Name: Sugar spoon
Date: ca. 1850
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Silver sugar spoon with an upturned double-swell fiddle handle with a foliate tip and foliate scroll decoration; reeded stem, scrolled shoulders and scalloped shell bowl; handle engraved, "Hinckley" in script; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the stem.
Credit Line: Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Object Number: INV.14550
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "Hinckley" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "J. D. CHASE" in a rectangle and three pseudohallmarks