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Teaspoon (USA), ca. 1790–1800

This is a Teaspoon. It was made by DH (Unidentified). It is dated ca. 1790–1800 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 14.3 x 2.6 x 0.6 cm (5 5/8 x 1 x 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse of terminal: "DH"

Cite this object as

Teaspoon (USA), ca. 1790–1800; Made by DH (Unidentified) ; silver; L x W x D: 14.3 x 2.6 x 0.6 cm (5 5/8 x 1 x 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1931-44-29

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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