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Tablespoon

about 1825
Benjamin H. Tisdale (active about 1812–1825)


Object Place: Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

4.6 x 22.4 cm (1 13/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.31.9

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a shaped handle and a pointed bowl with a curved tip and a silght ridge on the front.

Inscription

Engraved SSB

Markings

"B.H.Tisdale", "Pure Coin", and "Newport, R.I." each in rectangle.

Provenance

May 7, 1931, gift of Miss C.B. Wilks to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss C.B. Wilks in the name of Miss Nina M. Wilks