Thomas Arnold (American, 1734–1828)
Object Place: Newport, Rhode Island
4.3 x 18.7 cm (1 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Tablespoon having an elliptical bowl with rounded, upturned handle with midrib. Long, faint rattail on back of bowl is surmounted by flattened drop.
Engraved "D * A" in shaded roman letters on back of handle near tip. The term "19L" is incised in a modern hand above initials, facing away from bowl.
On back of handle above bowl is faintly stamped "TA" in roman letters within a rectangle.
Early history unknown; acquired from an unnamed source by silver collector, Dr. Arthur DuBois Brundidge.
A gift from the collection of Dr. Arthur DuBois Brundidge, Walden N.Y., and Northport, N.Y.