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Tablespoons (2)

Object Number: 
1942.666ab
Date: 
ca. 1911
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each: 7 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/8 in. ( 18.7 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse: "1847 ROGERS BROS [circular mark, possibly an asterisk] / XS / TRIPLE"
Description: 
Two silver tablespoons with oval bowl, fiddle shape handle, and flared shoulder; stamped maker's mark on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
The Meriden Britannia Co. was established in 1879 for the production of 1847 Rogers Bros. silverplate, sterling silver flatware, silver-plated nickel silver and white metal holloware. The company merged with International Silver Co. of Canada, Ltd. around 1912. According to the accession records, the pattern of these tablespoons is "Old Colony."
Credit Line: 
Purchased from the Estate of Charles G. Thompson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group