Teaspoon

English (London)
1775–82
Marked by William Sumner (I) and Richard Crossley (entered into partnership in 1775)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

W. 2.4 x D. 11.6 cm (15/16 x 4 9/16 in.) Weight: 11.3 gm (7 dwt)

Accession Number

RES.33.103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each forged teaspoon has a shallow oval bowl with a plain drop and flattened stem with a ridged Hanoverian end.

Inscription

Engraved on front end of the handle,"S / I*A"

Markings

On back of stem of each, maker's mark WS over RC (Grimwade 3334); lion passant; an unidentified mark, H with part of a pellet to the right in a square.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)