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Tablespoon

about 1815
Peter Griffen (1815–1840)


Object Place: New York, United States

Dimensions

4.6 x 22.4 cm (1 13/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.319

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Downturned, fiddle-back handle stamped with raised basket of flowers, egg-shaped oval bowl with outlined shell deocration on bottom and flared shoulders.

Inscription

Engraved "HLL" in script on top of handle.

Markings

Stamped with pseudo-hallmarks [masked man? in square], ["G" in square], [reclining lion in rectangle], and "Griffen" in italic script in rectangle.

Credit Line

Gift of William Tallman Russell, Jr.