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One of four Teaspoons

about 1790
Thomas Stevens Eayres (American, 1760–about 1813)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.201

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a pointed handle, backward bent with the crest of a bird displayed over (added) script Dawes. It also has a rounded drop on an oval bowl.

Inscription

Dawes

Markings

T(dot)E in rectangle

Provenance

Said to have been made for William and Mehitable Dawes. February 14, 1952, bequest of Charles G. Dawes to MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles G. Dawes