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One of a pair of tablespoons

about 1825
Ira Haselton (1797–1869)


Object Place: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

4.6 x 22.9 cm (1 13/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

52.1755

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a fiddle-back handle with a stamped raised basket of flowers on top, a pointed oval bowl and squared and chamfered shoulders.

Inscription

Engraved "W" in feathered script on top of handle.

Markings

Stamped "I. HASELTON" in Roman capitals in a serrated rectangle.

Provenance

By family tradition, made for Abigail Webster; by descent in famiily to Mrs. George D. Latimer. December 11, 1952, bequest of Mrs. Latimer to MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. George D. Latimer