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Object ID 2014.021.011 a
Object Name Teaspoon
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line Gift of Ralph & Stephanie Evans
Date circa 1907
Made American Silver Plate Company (Williams Bros. Mfg. Co.)
Makers mark The back of the handle is stamped: "American SP Co XX" (A trademark of the Williams Bros. Mfg. Co.)
Description One of a set of six silver-plated teaspoons in the Williams Bros. "Daffodil / Peerless" pattern, the handles of which are decorated with swirling floral designs. There is a 1" area on the handle on the facing side that has been left open for engraving but it is blank on this spoon.
Dimensions W-1.25 L-6 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions; width of bowl
Owned Hunt, Comegys, & Benson families of Wilmington
Provenance According to the donors, this item came from the family of Anna Benson Comegys (1904-1993), an African American resident of Wilmington.
Subjects Silver
Search Terms Teaspoons
African Americans
American Silver Plate Company
Williams Brothers Manufacturing Company
Daffodil/Peerless Pattern
Anna Benson Comegys
Twentieth Century
Material Silverplate
Place of Origin Glastonbury, CT