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Tablespoon and two teaspoons

Object Number: 
1956.41a-c
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (tablespoon): 9 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (22.9 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm) Part (teaspoons): 5 3/4 x 1 x 5/8 in. (14.6 x 2.5 x 1.6
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "HVW" in script stamped: on the underside of the tablespoon: "W G Forbes" in script in a rectangle, "N-YORK" in a serrated rectangle stamped: on the underside of the teaspoons: "W G Forbes" in script in a rectangle
Description: 
silver tablespoon and two teaspoons with downturned pointed handles decorated with bright-cut engraving and the initials, "HVW" in script; pointed oval bowls with tapered drops; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Credit Line: 
Gift Mrs. Theodore Van Wyck Anthony
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group