Silver : An American Art Form
Object Name:
Teaspoon
Description:
Teaspoon with down-turned fiddle end handle with long sloping handle; small shoulders next to bowl; stamped: "J. SARGEANT", on front: "THC" (in script), on back: head in a circle on its side.
Object ID:
1997.5.264
Dimensions:
W-1 L-6 inches
Year Range from:
1785
Material:
Coin silver
Year Range to:
1838
Notes:
Jacob Sargeant was a silversmith hailing from Hartford, CT. He was born in 1761 in Mansfield, CT. In 1785 he married Olive Paine in Mansfield Center, CT. Between the years 1784-1789 he worked and produced silver in Mansfield Center, CT. Upon 1790, he moved to Springfield, MA and began gold and silversmithing there until 1795, after which, he returned to Hartford, CT and worked as a silversmith and watchmaker until 1838. Sargeant died in Hartford, CT in 1843.
Made:
Jacob Sargeant
Place of Origin:
USA/Connecticut/USA/Massachusetts
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