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Child's spoon and fork

Object Number: 
INV.14305ab
Date: 
ca. 1914
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (spoon): 6 x 1 1/4 x 7/8 in. (15.2 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm) Part (fork): 6 1/8 x 7/8 x 3/4 in. (15.6 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: on the handles: "LOUISE" in script stamped: on the undersides of the handles: "STERLING" in a rectangle, "W" in a circle beside a two headed griffen, "THEODORE B. STARR"
Description: 
silver child's spoon and fork in the Heraldic pattern with upturned fiddle handles with wavy tips and repoussé chased foliate scrolls around an armor helmet and a reserve engraved, "LOUISE" in script; elliptical bowl on the spoon; four curved tines on the fork; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handles. "Heraldic" pattern from the Whiting Manufacturing Co., issued in 1880.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group