each overall: 5 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 14.9 x 3.2 x 1 cm )
engraved: on the handles: "MSH" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "N. A. FREEMAN 289 B.WAY" in roman letters beside pseudohallmarks, a lion passant, a leopards head, "S" and a bust
Four silver teaspoons with fiddle thread handles engraved, "MSH" in script, flared shoulders and pointed oval bowls with threaded drops; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
These teaspoons belonged to the Hawley family, relations of the donor's grandmother.
Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
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