Tablespoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-197827

Description

Set of four silver tablespoons with round upturned handles and pointed oval bowls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablespoons
silverware
silver (metal)
silver (metal)
Spoon, Serving
Tablespoon
Tablespoon

Inscription

"I.S.W./ R.W." (Engraved on the back of the handle)
Spoon B: "I S H" "T.W." (Engraved)
"W.CARIO" (stamped)
Spoon C: "I S H" "J.W." (Engraved)
"W.CARIO" (stamped)
Spoon D: "I S H" "S.W." (Engraved)
"B.BURT" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

1937.741a-d

Maker

Burt, Benjamin, 1729-1805 (Silversmith)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Dimensions

1 3/4 (D) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Theodora Willard

Accession Number

1937.741.1-.4

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Massachusetts (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)