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Silver Stuffing Spoon with John Jay History, Thomas Dicks, London, c. 1807, the spoon with plain handle engraved "1774/JOHN JAY/&/SARAH JAY/1809," with English marks on the back, lg. 12 in., approx. 4.4 troy oz.
Provenance: The stuffing spoon was a gift to the consignor from Dorothy Iselin Paschal, who was a great-great-granddaughter of John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States. Ms. Paschal was a longtime friend of the family and noted that the spoon came from the Jay family homestead in Katonah, New York, where she resided for a period of time.
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