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Object Name Teaspoon
Title Lear Family Spoons
Artist Samuel Drowne II
Date c. 1780
Year Range from 1780
Year Range to 1790
Place of Origin Portsmouth, NH
Description 5 1/4” long. Silver teaspoon (4), egg shaped bowl, oval handle, short back midrib. Handle engraved with unicorn (shield of Tobias Lear) with bright decorated oval border. Back of spoon decorated with double drop and scalloped shell.
Accession Number 1990.88