DescriptionTablespoon Handle with tapered fiddle, downturned, pointed shoulders, vestigial midrib on back Pointed ovoid bowl, rounded drop Inscribed "L" in feathered script engraved crosswise on handle front Mark: "H. I. Pepper" in rectangle stamped on handle back Examples by maker published in "Delaware Silve, the Col. Kenneth P. & Regina I. Brown Collection" by Donald L. Fennimore and Louisa D. Bartlett, Published by the Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE, 2008. See pp. 213-238 and p. 344.
ProvenancePurchased at auction by donor.