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Tablespoons (2)

Object Number: 
1947.132ab
Date: 
ca. 1850-1870
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 8 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 21.9 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "H v D" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "GEO. W. WELSH 244 GREENWICH ST." incuse
Description: 
Pair of silver tablespoons with upturned fiddle handles with short midribs and the engraved initials, "H v D" in script on the front; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls; maker's amrks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
Gallery Label: 
These tablespoons belonged to the von Drehle family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry F. von Drehle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group