Child's fork and spoon

Child's fork and spoon
Child's fork and spoon
Child's fork and spoon
Child's fork and spoon
Child's fork and spoon
Child's fork and spoon
Title
Child's fork and spoon
Date 
ca. 1840 - 1855
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Part (spoon): 6 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (16.8 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm) Part (fork): 6 1/4 x 3/4 x 5/8 in. (15.9 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description 
silver child's fork and spoon with pointed handles, cast in vertical halves, with c-scrolls and trefoil decoration and the engraved initals, "V S O" in script; molded handle sockets fitted with chamfered stems; spoon with squared shoulders and a pointed oval bowl; fork with a pierced bowl and four tines; maker's mark stamped on the underside of the bowl.
Credit Line 
Gift of M. F. Savage
Object Number 
1925.96ab
Marks 
engraved: on the handles: "V S O" in script stamped: on the underside of the spoon bowl: "A. C" in a rectangle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group