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Tablespoon (one of four)

This spoon has a downturned fiddle handle decorated with a large scallop shell depending from tip. The spade shaped drop on the bowl is barely visible.

Marks

in rectangle: S.MASI [shield flanked by columns, C in octagonal cartouche, eagle or griffin

Provenance

March 24, 1993, gift of Ada Belle Winthrop-King

Credit Line

Gift of Ada Belle Winthrop-King

about 1832

Object Place

Washington D.C., United States

Accession Number

1993.112.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware