Silver : An American Art Form
Object Name:
Tablespoon
Date:
c 1800
Description:
Handle is flat, rounded, down turned and tapers to the back; there is a rat-tail on the back of the handle; the length of the handle at the front is ornamented w ith bright-cut decoration; the bowl is oval. with a pointed tip; the front of the handle is engraved with the initials "TH"; on the back of the handle, reading from left to right: a lion facing left in a rectangular box with cut corners and a pinched lower side, a crowned head in a shield shaped box, a circle in a square box with cut corners and a pinched lower side, two more marks which are so badly worn as to be indistinguishable.
Object ID:
1997.5.82
Dimensions:
H-1.125 W-1.375 L-6.625 inches
Material:
Silver
Place of Origin:
England
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