Teaspoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17000

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

Descriptive Terms

teaspoons
silver (metal)
plate (material)
floral patterns
Renaissance Revival
Silver
Renaissance Revival
Floral
TEASPOON

Inscription

Hammered into the handle stem is: F & H/ Farrington & Hunnewell. Engraved on the back is an ""L"".

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Farrington & Hunnewell (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.606.3

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