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Tablespoons (12)

Object Number: 
INV.14524a-l
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 21.9 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "LBS" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "STERLING WELSH & BRO"
Description: 
Twelve silver tablespoons with downturned handles with all over foliate geometric decoration and the engraved initials, "LBS" in script on the fronts; short midribs; pointed oval bowls with broad drops; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
LBS is Louise Bancker Stafford (1860-1934), who married William Howard Gilder in 1881.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group