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Dessert spoon (one of a pair)

Said to have belonged to George Washington

Inscription

Engraved "W" in script on end of handle.

Marks

Marked "RIGGS" in rectangle on back of handle.

Provenance

Said to have been owned by George Washington.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hammond

about 1810

Object Place for Label

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Accession Number

08.311

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware