Salt spoons (2)

Object Number: 
1952.417ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 4 1/4 x 1 x 3/8 in. ( 10.8 x 2.5 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "ML" in script stamped: on the underside of the handles: "R. Shepard" in script in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
Pair of silver salt spoons with downturned coffin handles engraved, "ML" in script; scalloped shell bowls; maker's amrks stamped on the underside of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. H. Philip Schuyler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group