Part (spoon): 10 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (26 x 6.7 x 4.1 cm)
Part (fork): 10 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (25.4 x 6.4 x 3.8 cm)
engraved: on the underside of the spoon: "Minnie" in gothic script
stamped: on the underside of the bowl: "5 A/ STERLING"
Oxidized silver salad servers consist of fork and spoon; both fork and spoon have cast anthropomorphic handles rendered as ivy wrapped branches with bird talon stems and curved open-work ends with mounted bird figures; shallow, matte-finished bowls; fork bowl has pierced foliate pattern and five arrow-shaped tines; pointed oval spoon bowl has engraved foliate design at center; both have bat-wing rims applied to upper edges of bowls; each bowl reverse also engraved "Minnie" in gothic-style characters; maker's hallmarks stamped at undersides of the bowls.
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
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