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Teaspoon

about 1880
Artist A. F. Towle & Son (1873–1902)


Object Place: Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.5 x 15.1 cm (1 3/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.221

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Fiddle-shaped stem with upturned end and scrolled bright-cut engraving surrounding a reserve, no shoulder and egg-shaped bowl. Several small dents in bowl.

Inscription

"P" engraved in gothic-style script on front of stem in reserve at the top.

Markings

"A.F. Towle & Son / Coin" in uppercase letters and struck incuse on the back of the stem.

Provenance

In the collection of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers