each overall: 8 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 22.2 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
engraved: on the handles: "JAD" in foliate script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "C" in an oval, circular assayer's mark, "S.K" in a rectangle and "11/12" in a chamfered rectangle
Five silver tablespoons with downturned fiddle handles with short, faint midribs on the underside of the handles and the engraved initials, "JAD" in foliate script on the front; pointed shoulders and pointed oval bowls with broad drops; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
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