Child's spoon and fork

Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Child's spoon and fork
Title
Child's spoon and fork
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)
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
Object Number 
INV.14305ab
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group