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Teaspoon

1986.606.2 (RS24881)

Description

Each has an egg-shaped bowl with a leaf and grape spray on the back tapering handle stem. They are incised with a line along the edge and ornamented with a circular medallion with a flowerhead at mid-point. They have a shaped handle with molded scrolled edges, and a leaf and grape spray at the front and back of the upturned tip. There is also a leaf shaped terminus.

Details

Maker
Farrington & Hunnewell (Maker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Hammered into the handle stem is: F & H/ Farrington & Hunnewell. Engraved on the back is an ""L"".
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
Possibly plate (material)
Possibly silver (metal)
Renaissance Revival
Silver
TEASPOON
teaspoons
Dimensions
5.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.606.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
16999

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