Tablespoon

Object Number: 
1947.136
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/8 x 2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 23.2 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "CL" in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WG Forbes" in script in a rectangle
Description: 
silver tablespoon with a coffin handle engraved, "CL" in foliate script; pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This tablespoon belonged to Charles Loss (1765-1822), the great-grandfathr of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry F. von Drehle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group