John Nelson (American, 1735–1789)
L. 7 15/16 in.; w. bowl 1 5/8 in.; weight: 44.4 gm
Medium or Technique
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Tablespoon with round end and with mid-rib on front; molded shell drop on back of bowl.
Engraved "E * G" on back of handle.
Marked "I N" in shaped cartouche on bacl of handle (see Flynt and Fales, p. 286).
Engraved initials for Elizabeth Gardner; by descent in the family to the donor.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in memory of her great-grandmother Elizabeth Gardner Amory and in honor of her cousin John Lowell Gardner