Serving spoons (2)

Object Number: 
1981.23ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 12 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 31.8 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "R" in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the handles: "W G Forbes" in script in a rectangle
Description: 
Pair of silver serving spoons with down-turned oval-end handles with faint midribs at undersides. Handle-ends each engraved with single initial "R" in foliate script; pointed ovular bowls have tapered drops; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marshall Blankarn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group