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Teaspoon

Fiddle-shaped stem with upturned end and scrolled bright-cut engraving surrounding a reserve, no shoulder and egg-shaped bowl.

Inscription

"B" in gothic-style lettering on the front of the stem in a reserve at the top.

Marks

"A.F. Towle & Son" in uppercase letters struck incuse and "Coin" in uppercase letters stamped on the back of the stem.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

about 1860

Object Place

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1990.219

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware