Teaspoon (one of five)

about 1830–50
Augustus Rogers (active 1830–1871)


Object Place: New York or Boston, United States

Dimensions

3.5 x 15.4 cm (1 3/8 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.40.48

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a tipped fiddle stem with an upturned end, a rounded shoulder, and an egg-shaped bowl.

Inscription

"ELB" in script laterally on the front of the stem.

Markings

"A. Ro____" in uppercase letters stamped in a rectangle and "1" struck incuse on the back of the shoulder. The presumed "gers" is worn away and illegible.

Provenance

April 11, 1940, annonymous gift to MFA in honor of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1883-1914).

Credit Line

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