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Tablespoon (one of a pair)

about 1810
James (John) Ridgway (1780–1851)


Dimensions

4.5 x 22.4 cm (1 3/4 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1395

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Coffin-fiddleback handle with squared shoulders and pointed oval bowl.

Inscription

Engraved "JMG" in feathered script on top of handle.

Markings

Marked "J. RIDGWAY" in Roman capitals in a rectangle on back of handle.

Provenance

Lent by Dr. Samuel A. Green, November 21, 1906

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green