Overall: 9 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 22.9 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "N M Bangs." in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WM SMITH" in a serrated rectangle
silver tablespoon with a downturned fiddle handle with basket decoration and the engraving, "N. M. Bangs" in script; flared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl with shell decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle
The initials on the spoon may belong to Reverend Nathan Bangs.
Gift of Miss Mary W. Bangs
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