each overall: 8 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 22.5 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "MLD" in bright cut script
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "A. RODGERS JR & CO" in roman letters
Two silver tablespoons with downturned fiddle handles with short splayed midribs on the underside and the engraved initials, "MLD" in bright-cut script; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Gift of Alfred M. F. Kiddle
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