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Teaspoon

1998.5535.5 (RS24389)

Description

One of 5 matching silver teaspoons w/ decorative handles w/ a hammered band that loops at top to form medallion at tip. Band of tiny incised lines around hammered band. Tip of handle bends back.

Details

Maker
Possibly Palmer & Bachelders (Maker)
Date
1860-1869
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle front: ""R"" Stamped on handle back: ""STERLING/ P & B""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Silver
silver (metal)
TEASPOON
teaspoons
Dimensions
4.875 x 0.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5535.5
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24687
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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