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Berry spoon

Object Number: 
1941.86
Date: 
ca.1840-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 21.9 x 5.7 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "M" in gothic script stamped: on the underside of the handle: eagle in an oval, "A/ C" in a diamond and a bust in an oval
Description: 
silver berry spoon with a slightly upturned triple-swell handle with a wavy end decorated with foliate engraving around the initials, "M" in gothic script; twisted stem, squared shoulders and a pear-shaped, gilt bowl; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group