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Teaspoon

Fiddle-shaped stem, flower basket pattern with downturned end, pointed shoulders with beveled edges, egg-shaped bowl with shell drop at joint.

Inscription

"SW" in script on front of the stem across the top.

Marks

"H. Porter & Co." stamped in upper and lower case letters on the back of the stem.

Provenance

June 1, 1922, gift in the name of Sarah Oliver Brown (through Mrs. Henry H. Sherman) to MFA. (catalog card)

Credit Line

Gift in the name of Sarah Oliver Brown

about 1830

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

22.609

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware