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One of a set of four teaspoons

Federal period
1820–30
Wolcott & Gelston (1820–1830)


Dimensions

2.9 x 14.4 cm (1 1/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.381

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Fiddleback handle with pointed shoulders and pointed oval bowl.

Inscription

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

Markings

Marked "Wolcott & Gelston" in uppercase and lowercase italic letters in a rectangle. 1979.3 is not marked.

Provenance

Chloe Wilson Lamb; by decent to Almia Sarah Blake (Mrs. Reuben Adams Lamb) (b. 1805 - d. 1862); by descent to Almia Alice Lamb Dodge (b. 1845- d. 1884); by descent to Alice L.C. Dodge; June 20, 1979, gift of Alice L.C.Dodge to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Alice L. C. Dodge