Child's spoon and fork

Object Number: 
INV.14307ab
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (spoon): 6 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (15.2 x 3.2 x 1.9 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 undersides of the handles: "Louise" in script stamped: on the undersides of the stems: "STERLING/ WELSH & BRO."
Description: 
silver child's fork and spoon with slightly upturned oval handles with engraved squirrels and foliate decoration on the front and "Louise" engraved in script on the undersides; elliptical bowl on the spoon; four curved tines on the fork; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the stems.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group