each overall: 8 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 21.9 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
engraved: on the handles: "H v D" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "GEO. W. WELSH 244 GREENWICH ST." incuse
Pair of silver tablespoons with upturned fiddle handles with short midribs and the engraved initials, "H v D" in script on the front; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls; maker's amrks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
These tablespoons belonged to the von Drehle family.
Gift of Henry F. von Drehle
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