Teaspoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1845-1855

GUSN

GUSN-8371

Description

Fiddleback-shaped handle with "dog nose" tip on shallow pointed-end bowl.

Details

Descriptive Terms

teaspoons
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
Silver
Stipple Engraved
TEASPOON

Inscription

Stamped at stem of handle back: H. COGSWELL [makers mark with rectangular reserve] Engraved at handle front: L. LOWE [in script] Inscribed on tag by NFL: Henry Cogs-/well, Salem/1824-1865,/Estate of/Miss Lowe,/Essex

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Cogswell, Henry, 1760 C (Maker)

Dimensions

5.875 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.596

Places

Massachusetts (United States)