Overall: 8 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 21.9 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
engraved: on the handles: "LBS" in script
stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "STERLING WELSH & BRO"
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.
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
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