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Teaspoon (one of a pair)

This spoon has a pointed handle, backward bent with the crest of a bird displayed over (added) script Dawes. It also has a rounded drop on an oval bowl.

Inscription

Dawes

Marks

T(dot)E in rectangle

Provenance

Said to have been made for William and Mehitable Dawes. February 14, 1952, gift of Mrs. Caro D.B. Dawes to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Caro D.B. Dawes

about 1790

Object Place

New England, United States

Accession Number

52.197

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware