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Dessert spoon (one of a pair)

Inscription

Engraved W in script on end of handle.

Marks

Marked "RIGGS" in rectangle on back of handle.

Provenance

said to have belonged to George Washington.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hammond

about 1810

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 2:appendix, no. 111 (as GW Riggs)

Accession Number

08.310

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware