each overall: 6 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "MB" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "F * M" in a rectangle, lion passant, "W" an a bust in chamfered rectangles
Eleven silver teaspoons with downturned fiddle handles with short splayed midribs on the undersides and the engraved initials, "MB" in script on the front; flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with broad drops on the undersides of the handles; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta de Peyster
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