each overall: 6 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 in. ( 15.9 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm )
engraved: on the handle: "CL" in foliate script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "WG Forbes" in script in a rectangle
Four silver teaspoon with a downturned coffin handle engraved, "CL" in foliate script; pointed oval bowl with a tapered drop; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the handle.
These teaspoons belonged to Charles Loss (1765-1822), the great-grandfather of the donor.
Gift of Henry F. von Drehle
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