Requires Photography

Teaspoon

about 1830
Henry C. Porter & Co. (active about 1830)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

3.6 x 16.1 cm (1 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.609

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Fiddle-shaped stem, flower basket pattern with downturned end, pointed shoulders with beveled edges, egg-shaped bowl with shell drop at joint.

Inscription

"SW" in script on front of the stem across the top.

Markings

"H. Porter & Co." stamped in upper and lower case letters on the back of the stem.

Provenance

June 1, 1922, gift in the name of Sarah Oliver Brown (through Mrs. Henry H. Sherman) to MFA. (catalog card)

Credit Line

Gift in the name of Sarah Oliver Brown