Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 x 3/4 in. ( 14.3 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm )
engraved: on the handles: "EEG" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "PURE COIN C. B & Co."
Six silver teaspoons with downturned foliate handles with engraved c-scrolls, foliate decoration and the initials, "EEG' in script; pointed oval bowls; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the handles.
EEG is Emma Elizabeth Gilder (b. 1861), the aunt of the donor (Louise S. Gilder). Emma was a sister of Louise's father, William Howard Gilder (b. 1857, Maryland).
Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.