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Object Name: Teaspoon
Date: ca. 1820
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 15.6 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: silver teaspoon with a downturned fiddle handle with a short midrib on the underside and the engraved initials, "BABA" in script; squared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with a broad drop; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Jane Austin
Object Number: 1950.138
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Marks: engraved: on the handle: "BABA" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "Stodder & Frobisher" in a rectangle

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This teaspoon belonged to Rebecca Austin.