Teaspoons (11) (Cluny)
each overall: 6 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 3.5 x 1.9 cm )
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: "SES" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: lion passant, anchor, gothic "G" over STERLING"
Eleven silver teaspoons in the "Cluny" pattern with upturned trefoil end handles with an all over foliate design between geometric designs on the fronts; "SES" engraved on the undersides of the handles in script; three curved tines on each, one pointed; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
The initials "SES" refer to Susan Elizabeth McLane (b.1831) who married Samuel Spencer Stafford (1825-1895) in Albany in 1854.
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.