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Tablespoon (one of a pair)

about 1825
Ira Haselton (1797–1869)


Object Place: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

4.7 x 22.8 cm (1 7/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

52.1756

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a fiddle handle with a raised basket of fruit and a plain pointed bowl.

Inscription

W for Abigail Webster, great-grandmother of donor (from catalog card)

Markings

I HASELTON in 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