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Teaspoon (one of a pair)

about 1790
Thomas Stevens Eayres (American, 1760–about 1813)


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.197

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

This spoon has a pointed handle, backward bent with the crest of a bird displayed over (added) script Dawes. It also has a rounded drop on an oval bowl.

Inscription

Dawes

Markings

T(dot)E in rectangle

Provenance

Said to have been made for William and Mehitable Dawes. February 14, 1952, gift of Mrs. Caro D.B. Dawes to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Caro D.B. Dawes