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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. Several small dents in bowl.

Inscription

"P" engraved in gothic-style script on front of stem in reserve at the top.

Marks

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

Provenance

In the collection of the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

about 1880

Object Place

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1990.221

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware