Small spoon with round-end handle and mid-rib on upper side. Molded shell drop on back of bowl.
Engraved on back of handle "E * G" in shaded capitals.
Marked on back of handle: "I T" in rectangle with shaped ends.
Engraved initials are those of an Elizabeth Gardner. Three generations of John Gardners married wives named Elizabeth: Elizabeth Weld (b. 1681; Elizabeth Putnam (1700-1764), and Elizabeth Pickering (1737-1823). By descent in the family to the donor.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in memory of her great-grandmother Elizabeth Gardner Amory and in honor of her cousin John Lowell Gardner