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Tablespoon (one of six)

about 1800–25
Capt. James B. Eaton (died in 1829)


Object Place: Probably Boston, Massachusetts; Object Place: Possibly South Carolina

Dimensions

4.6 x 24.6 cm (1 13/16 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.904

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Coffin-shaped handle with egg-shaped oval bowl and broad drop.

Inscription

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

Markings

Stamped "J.B. EATON" in Roman capitals in a rectangle on back of handle.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hiram Hyde Logan