each overall: 8 5/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 21.9 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm )
Silver Weight: 102) 2 oz (troy) 10 dwt (78 g)
Pair of silver cheese scoops with upturned wavy-end handles with foliate decoration; ovoid shovel-shaped bowls with leaf decoration; undersides of the handles engraved with the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head; makers' marks stamped on the undersides of the stems.
Gift of the Honorable Perry Belmont
engraved: on the undersides of the handles: the Perry family crest, an anchor on fess below a hind's head
stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "Wm. GALE & SON" in roman letters
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